Posts tagged "Lima"
Snaps - March 2014

Snaps – March 2014

Another month’s worth of pictures from the road. For previous instalments, click here.     In the small towns and villages of southern Peru, we’ve regularly encountered eye-catching posters promoting shows by regional bands. These publicity stills generally show an unnecessarily large cluster of men wearing matching outfits and making, with a degree of uniformity,...
In Lima

In Lima

Although it was first proposed by a linguist, a certain George Kingsley Zipf, the statistical model known as Zipf’s Law is now often used to gauge the expected size of urban populations. In brief, the law holds that the second largest city in a country should be roughly half the size of the largest city;...