Top Knitter
Top Knitter

on the top of Isla Amantaní, women there are knitting all the time, their workmanship is impeccable, and the products are beautiful and cheap.

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Toreado
Toreado

Yanque, a very small town in Cañon del Coca, where I ran into the bull fight event, this young bull fighter is about to walk into the bull fight stadium.

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Little Heels
Little Heels

on a boat came back from Isla Amataní, Lake Titicaca, where a mother sleep with her daughter on the floor of the boat, cover themselve with a blanket iconic to that area.

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Ayacucho vendors
Ayacucho vendors

two street vendors in Ayacucho, in Peru´s high mountain region. The man was selling coca leaves, local like to chew on them, and it´s believed to relief altitude sickness.

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Arequipa Lady
Arequipa Lady

In Arequipa, they sell a kind of ice cream made of milk and water, the vendor would dress like this, the sales is not always busy though.

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Islas Flotantes
Islas Flotantes

Islas Flotantes, the floating islands, where the island living on layers of reeds, they have to put on a new layer every 3 months, cause the bottom layer will rot.

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Huacachina
Huacachina

Huacachina, a tiny oasis surrounded by sand dunes on the coast of Southern Peru,

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Monkey of Condutor
Monkey of Condutor

A monkey pet by the mini bus driver, on the way to Santa Barbara, the cheap back door to Machu Picchu.

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Celebrate Yawar
Celebrate Yawar

Yawar Fiesta, a break during the bull fight, everyone came down and dance, some were really drunk already.

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Ccoyllrqui Cock Fight
Ccoyllrqui Cock Fight

Ccoyllurqui, a small town tucked away in the midst of the mountains, cockfight was one of the prelude of the Yawar Fiesta.

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Bull and Condor
Bull and Condor

The essence of Yawar Fiesta is to tie a condor on the back of a wounded bull in order to bit him, as a revenge to the Spanish.

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Pacha Mama
Pacha Mama

People were keeled in front of Pacha Mama (mother earth) , in the witness of a condor, to get a few slashes for their good fortune.

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Condor Demo
Condor Demo

Parade with the condor at night, walking through narrow streets of Ccoyllurqui.

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Wing Spread
Wing Spread

Condor were captured in the wild, kept for a few days for the fiesta, including a couple of parade, then be released on the last day.

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Out to the Stadium
Out to the Stadium

bulls were pushed onto the bull fight stadium, it´s hard work and dangerous to fight with their power.

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Theo
Theo

Bull fight in the square, endless chica and beer, great hospitality from this little town called Fago, on Peru´s Independence day.

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Straw and Bamboo
Straw and Bamboo

Huanchaco, in the Northern coast of Peru, a fishing village turned into a holiday destination for locals, but the fishermen are still using their ancient reed made kayak.

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Huanchaco Kayaks
Huanchaco Kayaks

After coming back from fishing, they have stand the kayak up and let the water drip, before moving it back onto the beach.

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