NAZCA LINES, PERU
       
     
CHAUCHILLA CEMETERY, PERU
       
     
CHAUCHILLA NECROPOLIS, PERU
       
     
CHAUCHILLA NECROPOLIS, PERU
       
     
CHINCHA, PERU
       
     
ATACAMA DESERT, PERU
       
     
ICA, PERU
       
     
NAZCA LINES, PERU
       
     
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SOUTH PERUVIAN COAST
       
     
CHALA, PERU
       
     
CARAVELÍ PROVINCE, PERU
       
     
AREQUIPA, PERU
       
     
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PERUVIAN HIGHLANDS
       
     
PERUVIAN HIGHLANDS
       
     
PERUVIAN HIGHLANDS
       
     
MARANGANI, PERU
       
     
CUSCO, PERU
       
     
URUBAMBA, PERU
       
     
SACRED VALLEY, PERU
       
     
SACRED VALLEY, PERU
       
     
ANDES MOUNTAINS, PERU
       
     
LIMA, PERU
       
     
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NAZCA LINES, PERU
       
     
NAZCA LINES, PERU

The harsh, empty plain is in sharp contrast to the arthouse zoo the Nazca people painstakingly outlined in the hot stones: spider, hummingbird, orca whale, monkey, lizard.

CHAUCHILLA CEMETERY, PERU
       
     
CHAUCHILLA CEMETERY, PERU

Barefoot documentation of the eerie cotton candy sunset near the Chauchilla Necropolis where Nazca mummies sit in the ground in open air burial tombs, their bodies preserved by the region's extreme aridity.

CHAUCHILLA NECROPOLIS, PERU
       
     
CHAUCHILLA NECROPOLIS, PERU

Off the beaten path desert cemetery near the Chauchilla Necropolis.

CHAUCHILLA NECROPOLIS, PERU
       
     
CHAUCHILLA NECROPOLIS, PERU

Strange skies over a cemetery near Nazca, Peru. 

CHINCHA, PERU
       
     
CHINCHA, PERU

Chincha, Peru is a city of glorious cacophony and sensory overwhelm. A endless fleet of these highly customized cholotaxis spit around the dusty streets like tiny beetles. 

ATACAMA DESERT, PERU
       
     
ATACAMA DESERT, PERU

On the northern edge of the Atacama Desert which runs along the western coast of South America, through Peru, Chile, and parts of Bolivia.

ICA, PERU
       
     
ICA, PERU

Inca Kola, the fluorescent yellow beverage of choice in Peru.

NAZCA LINES, PERU
       
     
NAZCA LINES, PERU

The Nazca landscape is harsh yet otherworldy, in part because there is evidence of ancient creativity in a space where you'd least expect to find it. 

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NAZCA LINES, PERU

For those who don't have money, time, or bravery to view the Nazca Lines from a charter plane, a rickety observation tower (Mirador) along the Pan American Highway offers a small taste of the ancient geoglyphs.

SOUTH PERUVIAN COAST
       
     
SOUTH PERUVIAN COAST

Small Peruvian village along the Pacific wiped out from a 2001 tsunami. 

CHALA, PERU
       
     
CHALA, PERU

The small fishing village of Chala, along the Pacific Coast in Peru. No tourists whatsoever.

CARAVELÍ PROVINCE, PERU
       
     
CARAVELÍ PROVINCE, PERU

No division between sky, land and sea on the Pan-American Highway in southern Peru.

AREQUIPA, PERU
       
     
AREQUIPA, PERU

Celebrating New Years Eve in the colonial era Plaza de Armas in Arequipa, Peru.

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AREQUIPA, PERU

The three volcanos of Arequipa - El Misti, Chachani, and Picchu Picchu - preside over drying laundry.

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PERUVIAN HIGHLANDS

The drive between Arequipa and Cuzco, Peru winds through long, breathtaking stretches of snowcapped Andes.

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PERUVIAN HIGHLANDS

Watch out for the Peruvian vicuña in the highlands.

PERUVIAN HIGHLANDS
       
     
PERUVIAN HIGHLANDS

A lush, moss green pampa filled with Andean flamingos on the route between Arequipa and Cuzco.

MARANGANI, PERU
       
     
MARANGANI, PERU

The legendary Peruvian "cuy" (guinea pig). Regal and edible.

CUSCO, PERU
       
     
CUSCO, PERU

Giant, mystical painting of ancient Inca "seqe" lines in the remains of Quorikancha, an Inca temple in Cusco.

URUBAMBA, PERU
       
     
URUBAMBA, PERU

Al-paca-cino and his girlfriend relaxing llama-style in the Sacred Valley.

SACRED VALLEY, PERU
       
     
SACRED VALLEY, PERU

Dreamy sunset view from hillside ruins in the Sacred Valley.

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SACRED VALLEY, PERU

Side by side in the Sacred Valley.

ANDES MOUNTAINS, PERU
       
     
ANDES MOUNTAINS, PERU

Crossing the Andes during a magnificent sunset.

LIMA, PERU
       
     
LIMA, PERU

Llama fashion, complete with pom poms.

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