Month: April 2009

Peruvian Girls in Traditional Dress

These Peruvian girls are dressed up in their finest traditional clothing. Location: Ollantaytambo, Peru

Machu Picchu

I’m sure you don’t need an explanation for Machu Picchu. And I’m not going to show you the same few photos that you’ve seen a thousand times already….

Wood Chopping

This Peruvian man is chopping wood for heating his home over the winter. Location: Near Ollantaytambo, Peru

Incan Stone Masons

The Incas were the best stone masons the world has ever seen. The care they took when assembling their most sacred temples is absolutely astonishing. There is no…

Peruvian Coloured Corn

Apparently you can find corn of every imaginable colour in Peru. Judging by the colours in this woven basket, I wouldn’t bet against it. Location: Somewhere in Peru

The Uros People and the Floating Reed Islands of Lake Titicaca

The Uros People have built their own islands. Really! They harvest the reeds that grow naturally in Lake Titicaca, in Northern Peru. Once the reeds have been allowed…

Boats on Lake Titicaca

Location: Copacabana, Puno, Bolivia

Family Day

A young Bolivian family wandering about in the hillsides. Location: Copacabana, Bolivia

Salar de Uyuni

The salt flats in Bolivia are the largest in the world, boasting an impressive area of nearly 10,500 square kilometres, which means there are about 80 countries in…

Island in a Sea of Salt

These salt flats are huge, and this and a few other ‘islands’ are the only thing that aren’t perfectly flat in this sea of salt. We left our…

Jumping for Joy

At some times of the year the salt flats are covered with a few centimetres of water, and it creates a reflection that makes it nearly impossible to…

Bolivian Altiplano

The landscape of Bolivia’s altiplano is very Martian looking with its barren, red rock mountains.

Alpaca in the Altiplano

Alpacas wander freely in this area. They often have colourful ribbons in their hair to help the ranchers determine which animal belongs to which rancher. The wool they…


At the 6008m summit of Volcan Uturuncu, looking down on the barren landscape of Southern Bolivia. This image is a composite of five images to create a super…

Rusty Old Barrel

Location: Village in the Altiplano, Bolivia

Altiplano Village

It’s high here. This little community was proud to boast that they had the highest football pitch in the world. Location: Quetena Chico, near Volcan Uturuncu, Altiplano, Southern…