Champagne & Chocolate with Alex & Alex

A DIVE INTO THE CLASSIEST DRINK ON THE PLANET, PLUS A TOUCH OF BELGIUM’S SAVOIR-FAIRE WITH EXOTIC COCOA BEANS FROM AROUND THE WORLD. THAT’S THE EVENING THAT I RECENTLY GOT TO ENJOY WITH CHARLES-ERIC FROM ALEX & ALEX AND I CAN DEFINITELY TELL YOU IT’S AN EVENING YOU WOULD LOVE. I’ve always been a bon vivant. I…

A passage to Lima

From what foreigners who had been there told me, I had pictured Lima to myself as being a grey and unattractive city. But during the few days before getting there, Herbert, from an architect’s point of view and with a lot of enthusiasm, had put more colour into it and I have to say that,…

Incas, Quechuas, Aymaras, Negroes & gringos

Cajamarca is a city of historical importance to Peru, because of the battle against the Spaniards in the sixteenth century, which resulted in the capture and murder of the Inca Emperor Atahualpa. Pizarro managed to defeat 80.000 men with only 106 foot-soldiers and 62 horsemen, with a horrifying massacre as a result. As a matter…