Category: Peru

A bird’s eye view of Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu seen from Huaynapicchu

A highlight of a visit to Peru’s Machu Picchu is hiking up Huayna Picchu (Young Mountain), the mountain in the shape of a crouching puma that is in the background of every photograph of Machu Picchu (Old Mountain). Those who…

A Photo Journey Through Peru

Colca Canyon, Peru

Peru is a photographer’s paradise.  Its wide diversity of landscapes ranges from vivid blues of the skies and the very turquoise Lake Titicaca, to the earthy tones of Ica desert, the green jungles of the Amazon, the sacred sites of…

Finding the Spirits of Peru

Machu Picchu

September 2008 As I’m writing this, I have been back in Southern California for a little over two weeks from my three-week trip to Peru, and I’m still going through post-Peru vacation blues.  My last week in Peru, spent in…