The purpose of these depressions is uncertain, but their depth and orientation with respect to wind and sun creates a temperature difference of as much as 15 °C between the top and bottom. This large temperature difference was possibly used by the Inca to study the effects of different climatic conditions on crops
Site of Machu Picchu, viewed from Huayna Picchu, can be seen shaped like a condor. Huayna Picchu is
Three and half years ago I booked a spontaneous flight to Lima. I arrived at the airport and didn’t know what to do except that I wanted to go to the upscale Miraflores district of the city. This is one of the posh neighbourhoods and I thought that would be a cool way to start the trip to Peru. And it sure was
When I was traveling in Peru, I went on a 3 day trek in the Colca canyon with a group of 4 travellers. While we were crossing a bridge at the floor of the canyon, someone was shooting a commercial for promoting this region of the Andes mountain ranges. They were delighted to see few foreigners (somehow I was called a gringo too) and insisted that we participate in their video
Arequipa, the city of artists in Peru, as part of the weekly ‘Photo Friday‘ series.