Peru
Peru, Nazca 2008-11-03 - The puquios  are connected to each other by undergrown canals that are still sometimes cleaned and maintained. Some of the canals run above ground like these two.

Peru, Nazca 2008-11-03 – The puquios are connected to each other by undergrown canals that are still sometimes cleaned and maintained. Some of the canals run above ground like these two.

Peru, Nazca 2008-11-03 – The puquios are connected to each other by undergrown canals that are still sometimes cleaned and maintained. Some of the canals run above ground like these two. a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter
Peru, Nazca 2008-11-03 - The puquios aquifers  are accessed by wells like this one which have a ramp leading down to the water which can then be scooped up in a bucket.

Peru, Nazca 2008-11-03 – The puquios aquifers are accessed by wells like this one which have a ramp leading down to the water which can then be scooped up in a bucket.

Peru, Nazca 2008-11-03 – The puquios aquifers are accessed by wells like this one which have a ramp leading down to the water which can then be scooped up in a bucket. a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter
Peru, Nazca 2008-11-03 - Puquios here visible as rock lined depressions are wells that reach down into an aquifer that drive water along underground channels. In the past these were used for irrigation but now they are only informally maintained.

Peru, Nazca 2008-11-03 – Puquios here visible as rock lined depressions are wells that reach down into an aquifer that drive water along underground channels. In the past these were used for irrigation but now they are only informally maintained.

Peru, Nazca 2008-11-03 – Puquios here visible as rock lined depressions are wells that reach down into an aquifer that drive water along underground channels. In the past these were used for irrigation but now they are only informally maintained. a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter These Puquios are an...
Peru, Callao 2008-11-01 - Day of the Dead Celebration. Olga dancing with a family group who are celebrating the death of a man who loved music and dance. They hired a small group of musicians to play. Everyone got drunk including the musicians but they ap

Peru, Callao 2008-11-01 – Day of the Dead Celebration. Olga dancing with a family group who are celebrating the death of a man who loved music and dance. They hired a small group of musicians to play. Everyone got drunk including the musicians but they ap

Peru, Callao 2008-11-01 – Day of the Dead Celebration. Olga dancing with a family group who are celebrating the death of a man who loved music and dance. They hired a small group of musicians to play. Everyone got drunk including the musicians but they ap a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr....
Peru, Callao 2008-11-01 - Day of the Dead celebration. Olga, Peter Hanneberg, Marina Linke with one of the families who invited us to join them.

Peru, Callao 2008-11-01 – Day of the Dead celebration. Olga, Peter Hanneberg, Marina Linke with one of the families who invited us to join them.

Peru, Callao 2008-11-01 – Day of the Dead celebration. Olga, Peter Hanneberg, Marina Linke with one of the families who invited us to join them. a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter The celebration of the Day of the Dead assumes that the departed linger near their mortal remains. I have...
Peru, Callao 2008-11-01 - Day of the Dead celebrated in the public cemetery. wandering mistrels sing to the dead

Peru, Callao 2008-11-01 – Day of the Dead celebrated in the public cemetery. wandering mistrels sing to the dead

Peru, Callao 2008-11-01 – Day of the Dead celebrated in the public cemetery. wandering mistrels sing to the dead a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter The celebration of the Day of the Dead assumes that the departed linger near their mortal remains. I have found that hard to accept. The...
Peru, Callao 2008-11-01 - Day of the Dead. Families bring food and drink and celebrate life. This woman offered us a beer. They try to be joyous bringing their dead loved one's into the mortal fold.

Peru, Callao 2008-11-01 – Day of the Dead. Families bring food and drink and celebrate life. This woman offered us a beer. They try to be joyous bringing their dead loved one’s into the mortal fold.

Peru, Callao 2008-11-01 – Day of the Dead. Families bring food and drink and celebrate life. This woman offered us a beer. They try to be joyous bringing their dead loved one’s into the mortal fold. a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter The celebration of the Day of the Dead...
Peru, Callao 2008-11-01 - Day of the Dead - the famlies gather and keep company tothe departed, eating and drinking as though the dead one is part of the celebration.

Peru, Callao 2008-11-01 – Day of the Dead – the famlies gather and keep company tothe departed, eating and drinking as though the dead one is part of the celebration.

Peru, Callao 2008-11-01 – Day of the Dead – the famlies gather and keep company tothe departed, eating and drinking as though the dead one is part of the celebration. a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter This family brought all the children and their picnic including beer, camp chairs, grandmothers,...
Peru, Callao 2008-11-01 - Day of Dead Public Cemetery - people put fresh flowers on the graves, speak to their departed relations, and renew old ties.

Peru, Callao 2008-11-01 – Day of Dead Public Cemetery – people put fresh flowers on the graves, speak to their departed relations, and renew old ties.

Peru, Callao 2008-11-01 – Day of Dead Public Cemetery – people put fresh flowers on the graves, speak to their departed relations, and renew old ties. a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter The graves are small vaults in the wall with a front that can be decorated with photographs and...
Peru, Pisco 2008-11-02 -Tambo Colorado living rooms are spacious and there are wash rooms, and a place for bathing although water now is scarce. The walls are painted red.

Peru, Pisco 2008-11-02 -Tambo Colorado living rooms are spacious and there are wash rooms, and a place for bathing although water now is scarce. The walls are painted red.

Peru, Pisco 2008-11-02 -Tambo Colorado living rooms are spacious and there are wash rooms, and a place for bathing although water now is scarce. The walls are painted red. a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter A Tambo is a way station which is a type of village that served a...
Peru, Pisco 2008-11-02 - The Tambo Colorado is a little self contained Inca way station where nobles or the Inca himself stopped when visiting the empire. In front runs the great road - Nan Capac - that once connected all points of the Inca Empire

Peru, Pisco 2008-11-02 – The Tambo Colorado is a little self contained Inca way station where nobles or the Inca himself stopped when visiting the empire. In front runs the great road – Nan Capac – that once connected all points of the Inca Empire

Peru, Pisco 2008-11-02 – The Tambo Colorado is a little self contained Inca way station where nobles or the Inca himself stopped when visiting the empire. In front runs the great road – Nan Capac – that once connected all points of the Inca Empire a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com...
Peru, Pisco 2008-11-02 -Tambo Colorado is an Inca waystation or rest house where the traveling nobles stopped when they were checking on the works of their empire. The trapezoidal shapes indicate that it was a place of impportance. It has painting on the

Peru, Pisco 2008-11-02 -Tambo Colorado is an Inca waystation or rest house where the traveling nobles stopped when they were checking on the works of their empire. The trapezoidal shapes indicate that it was a place of impportance. It has painting on the

Peru, Pisco 2008-11-02 -Tambo Colorado is an Inca waystation or rest house where the traveling nobles stopped when they were checking on the works of their empire. The trapezoidal shapes indicate that it was a place of impportance. It has painting on the a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter A...