November 22, 2014

Precious Moments Peruvian Style

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This young girl was photographed playing on the floating islands of Uros, on Lake Titicaca between the nations of Bolivia and Peru. Her colorful clothing and reed play area are typical of this indigenous group.

Classic View of Machu Picchu

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This classic view of Machu Picchu greets travelers from around the world as they enter the site. Itís perhaps the most famous attraction in Peruís Sacred Valley, although there are certainly many more sites equally deserving of your tourist time.

Photo Feature: Pachacamac Ruins, Peru

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Photo from the Road: Peruvian Stream in Ollantaytambo

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This high-altitude stream is located in the village of Ollantaytambo, in Peru. The site is home to some impressive Incan ruins and a very picturesque area of the country.

Photo from the Road: Tour Boat on Lake Titicaca

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This tour boat ferries visitors to Peruís Lake Titicaca, high in the Andes Mountains. A visit to this lake provides a peek into the Uros culture, high-altitude island life and beautiful blue waters to explore.

Photo from the Road: Family Llama

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Llamas are a part of everyday life in Peruís Sacred Valley, and other rural parts of the country. This one is being led out for a stroll by his young owner.

Famous Mummies from Around the World

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The Nazca Lines, Juanita the Ice Maiden and Other Cool Things to See in Peru

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Sacsayhuaman, Pisac, Ollantaytambo and Machu Picchu: All Accessible from Peruís Sacred Valley

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); After seeing the sights and attractions in Lima, Peru, many tourists head directly to the Sacred Valley. With the town of Cusco as your base, experiences such as the Inca Trail, Machu Picchu, Sacsayhuaman and Pisac are all within easy reach.

Wondering What to Do in Lima, Peru? The Pachacamac Ruins, Shopping in Miraflores, and the Colonial Zone of Centro de Lima Offer History, Culture and a bit of Modern Convenience

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Your first time in the city can be a bit overwhelming, especially if youíre unsure where to go.

Photo from the Road: Browsing Llamas

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Taken in the Andes at the end of a day excursion in Peruís Sacred Valley, these llamas gave us quite a chuckle.

Photo from the Road: Woman of Sillustani

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This woman sat alongside of one of the ancient towers at the archeological site of Sillustani, near Lake Titicaca in Peru.

Photo from the Road: Vintage Lima

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); It was a cloudy day in Lima, Peru as we strolled the downtown area with a mission to tour the main cathedral.† As we stood on the side street, I was struck by how the run down appearance of the buildings and general area made me [...]

Photo from the Road: Flautist of the Sacred Valley

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This gentleman provided me with one of my most magical travel moments ever.