As you can see from the calendar, I have not posted since the end of last year. The job, moving to a new house, and a host of other activities have limited my time to practice photography. But over the next several weeks, I will be posting my best images from my trip to Peru.
The trip included the following activities:Lima – Rafael Larco Herrera Museum Lima – The Cathedral Pisac – The Quechua Market Urubamba – “Offering to the Earth” ceremony Chincheros – Minka Chinchero Textile Factory Maras – Salt Mine Moray – Inca Circular Terraces Ollantaytambo – Inca Ruins Aguas Calientes – Markets Machu Picchu – 2 visits Cusco – Sacsayhuanman Ruins Cusco – 16th Century Cathedral Cusco – Lunch with a local family Cusco – Church of Santo Domingo build on the Incal Temple of the Sun Andahuaylillas – 17th Century Church Raqchi – Incan Empire Holy Place La Raya – over 14,000 foot elevation through the Andes Puno – Lake Titicaca – Uros Islands Lake Titicaca – Isla Taquile Sillustani on Lake Umayo – Inca Burial Towers Iquitos – Amazon – Ceiba Tops — Mile walk in the jungle with local guide to explain plants and insects — Taranchula Hunting — Canopy Walkway 115 feet above the rain forest — 75 mile boat ride on the Amazon — Visit with a local shaman (healer) — Visit the Yagua Indian tribe — Fishing for Piranha — Bird Watching — Visited a local Amazon Villiage – saw snakes, reptiles and large lily pads over 5 feet in diameter
As you can see, a full 14 day vacation.
But this is a photo blog! So here is just one example of a panoramic that I took at the town of Maras where the Incan salt evaporation ponds are located. This image is huge, but I’ve resized it so it will load! It’s 8 photos stitched together.