September 16, 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.

Market Man of Otavalo

medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; † (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This gentleman was photographed at the animal market in Otavalo, Ecuador, which is a popular weekend getaway or daytrip from Quito.

Photo Feature: Pink Birds of Ecuador

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; These colorful pink birds photographed in Ecuador remind us that in addition to historic tours of Quito, Amazon wildlife spotting in Misahualli and indigenous craft shopping in Otavalo, Ecuador is also an excellent birding destination. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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.

Photo from the Road: Park Bench Chatting in Quito

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This photo of three elder gentlemen visiting on a park bench was photographed in Quito, Ecuador shortly after a weekly changing of the guard ceremony.

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 [...]

Hosteria La Cienega: A Hotel and Restaurant Review

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Where you can you find a heavy dose of rustic, old-world elegance with a shining view of a snow-capped volcano, complete with practically perfect weather all year round?