Peruvian Selection – People, Landscapes, Churches & Ruins

Peru planning: I patched together an itinerary by working out a route which would connect the main places I was going to visit (Arequipa & Colca Canyon, Puno & Lake Titicaca, Cusco & Inca Trail) with coach journeys in-between, which would include stopping at various points of interest along the way.  That meant that every 3 or 4 days I would be relaxing on luxury coaches, allowing for recovery time and alternative viewing opportunities from the intensive sightseeing trips and […]

Peru – Uros floating islands on Lake Titicaca

Uros Floating Islands, Lake Titicaca, Peru Uros islands are floating reed islands found on Lake Titicaca, the largest fresh water lake in South America, situated between Peru and Bolivia. At 3800 metres above sea level Lake Titicaca is considered to be the highest navigable lake in the world. In the local Quechua language “titicaca” means “Mount Puma” or “grey puma”. The floating Uros islands were originally created in pre-Colombian times when the small Uros tribe needed to find a solution […]

Santiago Street Art

June 9 – 12, 2015.  Santiago de Chile. Photography by Jean-Jacques M. Copyright © 2015. All Rights Reserved. Gypsy Café. Recent & Related The Fifth Element – Illuminating the Shadows Choose Conscience Building the New World Within (10) – What is Enlightenment? The Shifting Stages Peruvian Selection – People, Landscapes, Churches & Ruins Inca Trail Views (2/2) Inca Trail Views (1/2)

Montevideo Murals

Street art is big in Montevideo, with interesting styles. Here are a couple of examples which I took pictures of recently in one of the older neighbourhoods, Cordón. – Jean-Jacques Murals, Montevideo, Uruguay, March 2015 Photographed by Jean-Jacques M. Copyright © 2015. All Rights Reserved. Gypsy Café Recent & Related The Fifth Element – Illuminating the Shadows Choose Conscience Building the New World Within (10) – What is Enlightenment? The Shifting Stages Peruvian Selection – People, Landscapes, Churches & Ruins […]