Amazing dry wall masonry of the Inca foundations below the Archbishop Palace, Cusco, Peru
Plazza de Armas
Plazza de Armas, Cusco, Peru. During the Inca Empire the square was called Huacaypata or Aucaypata. The Cusco Cathedral to the left of frame was constructed between 1559 and completed in 1669. It is built on the site where the Inca Wiracochas Palace once stood. The southeastern side (centre of frame) is the the church of La Compania also built in the 16th century on the Inca foundations of the Palace of Huayna Capac.
Traditional Peruvian Dress
Traditional peruvian female dress at the markets in Pisac, Peru
Resting Hummingbird, Pacamayo, Peru. When in flight they hover in mid-air at rapid wing-flapping rates, typically around 50 times per second, allowing them also to fly at speeds exceeding 15 m/s (54 km/h; 34 mph).
Hummingbird near Pacamayo on the Inca Trail, Peru. When in flight they hover in mid-air at rapid wing-flapping rates, typically around 50 times per second, allowing them also to fly at speeds exceeding 15 m/s (54 km/h; 34 mph).
Machu Picchu with Huayna Picchu in the background, Urubamba River valley, Peru
Machu Picchu Vista
Machu Picchu from Huayna Picchu, Urubamba River valley, Peru
Kaleidoscope of colour at a local fabric stall at the markets in Cusco, Peru
The stairs leading down from the temple on top of Huayna Picchu (Wayna Pikchu) built by the Incas between 1438–1472. At 2,720 metres the stairs go all the way down to the Urubamba River below. Peru.