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Infinite City

In the 70s, Lima was in a period of rapid growth: new neighborhoods would emerge overnight, and the Peruvian capital was becoming the labyrinthine city of 9 million people it is today. In the midst of development arrived Oliver Perrottet, a young Swiss, proposing an impossible scheme: to undertake the mapping of a never-ending city like Lima.

You can read a Spanish transcript of the episode, it’s useful if you’re learning the language with this podcast. You can also play this video, where you can listen to the story and read the transcript at the same time. 

Or you can also read an English translation: We want you to fully understand our podcast :)

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Maps can be used for much more than finding places. This episode is a beautiful example of that.

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