Cathedral in Plaza des Armas, Cusco
Some random guy by the fountain in Plaza des Armas, Cusco
Indigenous girls with baby lambs.
San Pedro Market, Cusco
Tambomachay ruins near Cusco
Hiking to Saqsaywaman, near Cusco. (sounds like sexy woman)
Cara testing out Inca period Nintendo.
Self portraits in Cusco
Waiting for pancakey in Mollepata.
The real deal kitchen. Notice stainless steel appliances, water filtration system, etc...
Guinea pigs chowing down on corn before being chowed down upon.
The store/restaurant we ate at in Mollepata
Hiking to Humantay (~18,000ft)
Humantay with threatening clouds.
Couple of Humans on the way to Humantay.
A thunderstorm behind us too.
The lodge at the end of the 4.5 hour hike.
Salcantay (~20,000 ft) behind us.
Glaciers on Humantay.
Flutings of ice and snow cornices at the top of Salcantay.
The Lodge and Humantay.
The amazing view from our room.
Some champagne at almost 13,000 ft goes a long way!
The staff arranged a private meal for us at the lodge.
Hiking up to the glacial lake below Humantay.
Alisio and his son chillin.
The lake (~14,000 ft).
Glacial lake at the base of Humantay.
Alisio, his son, and their horses spent a couple of days with us.
Cara purchasing hand woven fabrics.
Stream from the glaciers on Salcantay.
Hotel El Albergue Wendy Week's in Ollantaytambo. Cool place.
Ollantaytambo has the original water system in every street.
Ollantaytambo town square (with street light)
Ollantaytambo is in a river valley with lots of farming.
Contemplating the stair master in Ollantaytambo.
The door at Wendy Weeks.
A couple of touristas on their way to Machu Picchu.
Inca "Blackberry" (sun clock).
I dare you to take the "medium" route.
Aguas Calientes = NOT WORTH IT.
Nothing like a couple of twin beds to foster the romance on your honeymoon.
Cara checking out the edge.
Town where all the bread in the entire region is made.
It's all done by hand.
Here are the hands.
The whole family is in on it.
Suited up for rafting.
Here we are on the Rio Urubamba.
After rafting, the crew prepared a truly amazing lunch just 3 feet from the edge of the road while wearing their wet-suits.
Yummy pumpkin soup.
Awana Kancha has a petting zoo with four different kinds of llamas.
The Llama was checking my exposure and focus.
We were told not to eat the lettuce.
Hey, what are you lookin at?
They're very cool with all the human attention.
This little thing had the softest fur in the world.
They're really cute too (now that I'm married I can say stuff like that). Right after taking this picture some rotten old turd from Europe got pissed at me for being in his picture. He probably had diarrhea.
Some more weaving.
Awana Kancha also has interesting textile exhibits run by the locals.
A display of the different organic compounds used to dye the various wools.
More homemade foods.
Check out the Cuy (guinea pig) and taters.
A couple of empanadas (I got the runs the next day!).
The locals doing some weaving.
The curved terracing at Pisac is striking.
Moray has cool circular terracing.
The salt mines are all family owned and run for about 400 years.
These three little piggies somehow escaped the nationwide slaughter that accompanies All Saint's Day. Next year they're toast.
Beautiful door outside our hotel Casa San Blas in Cusco. Notice the L.A. County "A"
San Pedro market again. Meat department.
Pig head anyone?
When in Lima bowl with balls that look like lemons.