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Peru 2006

Independent trip through Brazil and Peru, February - April 2006.
This is the Peru gallery.
(See Brazil gallery for Brazil pictures.)
Taxi colectivo Iñapari - Puerto Maldonado ( 5hrs)
Taxi colectivo Iñapari - Puerto Maldonado ( 5hrs)
Result
Result
Talking parrots
Talking parrots
Rio Madre de Dios, Puerto Maldonado
Rio Madre de Dios, Puerto Maldonado
Election fever
Election fever
Presidential elections coming up
Presidential elections coming up
School boys playing
School boys playing
Puerto Maldonado
Puerto Maldonado
School girls, Puerto Maldonado, Peru
School girls, Puerto Maldonado, Peru
Puerto Maldonado
Puerto Maldonado
Puerto Maldonado
Puerto Maldonado
Puerto Maldonado
Puerto Maldonado
Surely one more could fit?
Surely one more could fit?
Baby orphan parrot
Baby orphan parrot
My jungle guide Luzmila
My jungle guide Luzmila
Boat ride, 3 day trip to Tambopata in Peruvian Amazon basin
Boat ride, 3 day trip to Tambopata in Peruvian Amazon basin
Lunch
Lunch
Turtle
Turtle
My room in jungle lodge Inotawa (Tambopata Nature Reserve)
My room in jungle lodge Inotawa (Tambopata Nature Reserve)
Huge tree
Huge tree
Ahhh, the good life
Ahhh, the good life
Catamaran
Catamaran
Piranha
Piranha
Butterfly eating salt
Butterfly eating salt
Swimming between the piranhas!
Swimming between the piranhas!
Oops, took a wrong turn
Oops, took a wrong turn
Termites
Termites
Jungle Jane
Jungle Jane
Caiman junior
Caiman junior
Macaws and other birds at clay lick
Macaws and other birds at clay lick
Monkey Pepe
Monkey Pepe
Natural swimming pool, Puerto Maldonado, Peru
Natural swimming pool, Puerto Maldonado, Peru
Marco and I
Marco and I
Motorbike trip around Puerto Maldonado
Motorbike trip around Puerto Maldonado
Tame jaguar at El Jaguar animal refuge, Puerto Maldonado
Tame jaguar at El Jaguar animal refuge, Puerto Maldonado
Both of us could do with a cuddle... El Jaguar animal refuge
Both of us could do with a cuddle... El Jaguar animal refuge
Topi at El Jaguar animal refuge
Topi at El Jaguar animal refuge
Ride to airport, Puerto Maldonado
Ride to airport, Puerto Maldonado
Puerto Maldonado airport
Puerto Maldonado airport
Jungle (Amazon Basin, Peru)
Jungle (Amazon Basin, Peru)
Cusco airport, note proximity of residential area
Cusco airport, note proximity of residential area
Niños Hotel, Cusco, www.ninoshotel.com
Niños Hotel, Cusco, www.ninoshotel.com
Jolanda (founder of Niños) and I
Jolanda (founder of Niños) and I
Alfredo and Piet
Alfredo and Piet
Lourdes and two other friends of Jolanda´s
Lourdes and two other friends of Jolanda´s
Presidential elections coming up - how to vote
Presidential elections coming up - how to vote
Late lunch, each sub group made a dish
Late lunch, each sub group made a dish
Treehouse for Jolanda´s kids
Treehouse for Jolanda´s kids
One of the childrens´ restaurants of Niños Unidos Peruanos
One of the childrens´ restaurants of Niños Unidos Peruanos
Jolanda
Jolanda
(forgot name), Sabine and Jolanda
(forgot name), Sabine and Jolanda
4 hour horseback tour through Huasao mountains
4 hour horseback tour through Huasao mountains
Huasao mountains
Huasao mountains
Huasao mountains, Peru
Huasao mountains, Peru
Huasao mountains
Huasao mountains
A well deserved sandwich (and the wine was horrible)
A well deserved sandwich (and the wine was horrible)
Niños apartments in Huasao
Niños apartments in Huasao
Niños apartments in Huasao
Niños apartments in Huasao
Niños apartments in Huasao
Niños apartments in Huasao
Lourdes, administrator at Niños Hotels
Lourdes, administrator at Niños Hotels
Huasao village
Huasao village
Avenida Washington in Huasao
Avenida Washington in Huasao
Inca Kola and the likes
Inca Kola and the likes
Plaza de Armas, Huasao
Plaza de Armas, Huasao
Quechua fortune teller in Huasao (my future looks bright)
Quechua fortune teller in Huasao (my future looks bright)
Quechua fortune teller
Quechua fortune teller
Avenida del Sol, Cusco
Avenida del Sol, Cusco
Election fever
Election fever
Panay (Jolanda´s eldest)
Panay (Jolanda´s eldest)
Oscar and Panay
Oscar and Panay
Jolanda and her youngest: Toulouse
Jolanda and her youngest: Toulouse
Jolanda, Toulouse, Wilbert, José, Oscar and Panay
Jolanda, Toulouse, Wilbert, José, Oscar and Panay
Panay, Oscar and Wilbert
Panay, Oscar and Wilbert
Lady who works at Huasao
Lady who works at Huasao
Just another internet cafe
Just another internet cafe
Election fever: popular candidate Ollanta speaking in Cusco
Election fever: popular candidate Ollanta speaking in Cusco
Election fever, Cusco, Peru
Election fever, Cusco, Peru
Election fever: right wing extremist Ollanta speaking in Cusco
Election fever: right wing extremist Ollanta speaking in Cusco
My room in Niños Hotel, Cusco
My room in Niños Hotel, Cusco
Market in Pisac, Peru
Market in Pisac, Peru
Market in Pisac
Market in Pisac
Market in Pisac
Market in Pisac
Market in Pisac, Peru
Market in Pisac, Peru
Market in Pisac
Market in Pisac
Market in Pisac, Peru
Market in Pisac, Peru
Pisac
Pisac
Pisac
Pisac
Toulouse, Jolanda and Panay
Toulouse, Jolanda and Panay
Bus ride Cusco - Andahuaylas (11 hours)
Bus ride Cusco - Andahuaylas (11 hours)
Abancay (halfway between Cusco and Andahuaylas)
Abancay (halfway between Cusco and Andahuaylas)
Scary ravines during bus ride Cusco - Andahuaylas
Scary ravines during bus ride Cusco - Andahuaylas
Bus ride Cusco - Andahuaylas
Bus ride Cusco - Andahuaylas
Andahuaylas
Andahuaylas
Laguna de Pacucha
Laguna de Pacucha
Sondor, ruins from Chanka people, the Inca´s rivals
Sondor, ruins from Chanka people, the Inca´s rivals
Switzerland in Peru? Sondor
Switzerland in Peru? Sondor
Sondor
Sondor
Laguna de Pacucha seen from Sondor, Peru
Laguna de Pacucha seen from Sondor, Peru
New poncho in the making
New poncho in the making
Kids in Pacucha
Kids in Pacucha
Plaza de Armas, Andahuaylas
Plaza de Armas, Andahuaylas
Plaza de Armas, Ayacucho
Plaza de Armas, Ayacucho
Ayacucho
Ayacucho
Election fever reaching its zenith
Election fever reaching its zenith
Election fever reaching its zenith
Election fever reaching its zenith
Volleyball at 2700 meters above sea level !
Volleyball at 2700 meters above sea level !
Sand mozaic for Semana Santa, Ayacucho
Sand mozaic for Semana Santa, Ayacucho
Sand mozaic for Semana Santa
Sand mozaic for Semana Santa
School girls who interviewed me about Semana Santa (Holy Week)
School girls who interviewed me about Semana Santa (Holy Week)
Semana Santa procession, Ayacucho
Semana Santa procession, Ayacucho
Semana Santa procession, Ayacucho
Semana Santa procession, Ayacucho
Semana Santa procession, Ayacucho
Semana Santa procession, Ayacucho
Semana Santa procession, Ayacucho
Semana Santa procession, Ayacucho
Semana Santa procession, Ayacucho
Semana Santa procession, Ayacucho
Breaking the sand mozaics is symbolic
Breaking the sand mozaics is symbolic
Semana Santa procession, Ayacucho
Semana Santa procession, Ayacucho
A new use for the sand mozaics
A new use for the sand mozaics
Señoritas needed (who doesn´t?)
Señoritas needed (who doesn´t?)
Fireworks before another Semana Santa procession, Ayacucho
Fireworks before another Semana Santa procession, Ayacucho
Fireworks before Semana Santa procession, Ayacucho
Fireworks before Semana Santa procession, Ayacucho
School boys who interviewed me about Semana Santa (middle one was especially curious)
School boys who interviewed me about Semana Santa (middle one was especially curious)
Semana Santa procession, Ayacucho
Semana Santa procession, Ayacucho
Semana Santa procession, Ayacucho, Peru
Semana Santa procession, Ayacucho, Peru
Semana Santa procession, Ayacucho, Peru
Semana Santa procession, Ayacucho, Peru
Semana Santa procession, Ayacucho
Semana Santa procession, Ayacucho
A ride with two priests to Huancavelica
A ride with two priests to Huancavelica
Checking the tyres
Checking the tyres
On the way to Huancavelica (from Santa Inés)
On the way to Huancavelica (from Santa Inés)
Alpacas
Alpacas
Lamas and sheep freak out in front of the car
Lamas and sheep freak out in front of the car
The presidential elections, 9 April 2006
The presidential elections, 9 April 2006
Plaza de Armas, Huancavelica (+3690 meters)
Plaza de Armas, Huancavelica (+3690 meters)
Fountain in Huancavelica
Fountain in Huancavelica
Huancavelica
Huancavelica
Huancavelica
Huancavelica
I rescued this boy when his sweater was caught by the barbed wire
I rescued this boy when his sweater was caught by the barbed wire
Huancavelica
Huancavelica
Went swimming in these thermal mineral waters with healing powers
Went swimming in these thermal mineral waters with healing powers
Huancavelica train station
Huancavelica train station
Huancavelica train station
Huancavelica train station
Huancavelica train station
Huancavelica train station
Train tracks Huancavelica
Train tracks Huancavelica
Huancavelica train station
Huancavelica train station
Huancavelica train station, Peru
Huancavelica train station, Peru
Huancavelica train station
Huancavelica train station
Huancavelica - Huancayo train
Huancavelica - Huancayo train
Huancavelica - Huancayo train
Huancavelica - Huancayo train
Piglets
Piglets
View from the train
View from the train
Huancavelica - Huancayo train
Huancavelica - Huancayo train
View from the train
View from the train
Huancavelica - Huancayo train
Huancavelica - Huancayo train
View from the train
View from the train
Huancavelica - Huancayo train
Huancavelica - Huancayo train
Huancavelica - Huancayo train
Huancavelica - Huancayo train
Pretty crowded
Pretty crowded
One of over 30 tunnels
One of over 30 tunnels
Halfway the soldiers got off and left more room for us
Halfway the soldiers got off and left more room for us
View from the train
View from the train
Huancavelica - Huancayo train
Huancavelica - Huancayo train
Mining, along way Huancayo - Lima
Mining, along way Huancayo - Lima
Mining, along way Huancayo - Lima
Mining, along way Huancayo - Lima
Huancayo - Lima
Huancayo - Lima
View on the road from Huancayo to Lima
View on the road from Huancayo to Lima
View on the road from Huancayo to Lima
View on the road from Huancayo to Lima
View on the road from Huancayo to Lima
View on the road from Huancayo to Lima
Marko Antonio (from Lima) and I
Marko Antonio (from Lima) and I
Park behind San Francisco cathedral, Lima
Park behind San Francisco cathedral, Lima
Semana Santa procession from San Francisco cathedral, Lima
Semana Santa procession from San Francisco cathedral, Lima
Semana Santa procession from San Francisco cathedral, Lima
Semana Santa procession from San Francisco cathedral, Lima
Semana Santa procession from San Francisco cathedral, Lima
Semana Santa procession from San Francisco cathedral, Lima
Semana Santa procession from San Francisco cathedral, Lima, Peru
Semana Santa procession from San Francisco cathedral, Lima, Peru
Semana Santa procession from San Francisco cathedral, Lima
Semana Santa procession from San Francisco cathedral, Lima
Semana Santa procession from San Francisco cathedral, Lima
Semana Santa procession from San Francisco cathedral, Lima
Semana Santa procession from San Francisco cathedral, Lima, Peru
Semana Santa procession from San Francisco cathedral, Lima, Peru
Doves
Doves
Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor), Lima
Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor), Lima
Yummm - hamburgers, Peru
Yummm - hamburgers, Peru
Knock knock, who's there?
Knock knock, who's there?
Catholic images (?)
Catholic images (?)
Confession during Semana Santa
Confession during Semana Santa
In line for confession, Lima, Peru
In line for confession, Lima, Peru
Technology finds its way into church. Just throw in a coin to light a candle.
Technology finds its way into church. Just throw in a coin to light a candle.
Ceiling in church
Ceiling in church
No lack of donations, apparently - San Pedro church, Lima
No lack of donations, apparently - San Pedro church, Lima
During Semana Santa, Lima, Peru
During Semana Santa, Lima, Peru
Ceiling in church
Ceiling in church
Not only gold but also lots of suffering and blood
Not only gold but also lots of suffering and blood
Lima cemetery
Lima cemetery
Lima cemetery
Lima cemetery
Lima cemetery
Lima cemetery
Lima cemetery
Lima cemetery
Lima cemetery
Lima cemetery
Lima cemetery
Lima cemetery
Lima cemetery
Lima cemetery
Lima cemetery
Lima cemetery
Palm ornaments for Semana Santa
Palm ornaments for Semana Santa
Riots when people tried to build illegal food stalls
Riots when people tried to build illegal food stalls
The people won the battle over the food stalls
The people won the battle over the food stalls
Cuy, or in English: guinea pigs!
Cuy, or in English: guinea pigs!
Cuy (guinea pigs)... :-S
Cuy (guinea pigs)... :-S
Bustling food stalls during Semana Santa
Bustling food stalls during Semana Santa
Thursday before Easter - 7 churches day
Thursday before Easter - "7 churches day"
San Francisco cathedral, Lima
San Francisco cathedral, Lima
Food stall during Semana Santa
Food stall during Semana Santa
Food stall during Semana Santa
Food stall during Semana Santa
Food stalls during Semana Santa, Lima, Peru
Food stalls during Semana Santa, Lima, Peru
Plaza de Armas during Semana Santa
Plaza de Armas during Semana Santa
Piet and his grassy friend
Piet and his grassy friend
Easter bread
Easter bread
Girl
Girl
Jimi Hendrix junior
Jimi Hendrix junior
Flight home
Flight home
Seems like the Ollague volcano on Chile / Bolivia border (?)
Seems like the Ollague volcano on Chile / Bolivia border (?)
Lake Titicaca
Lake Titicaca
Lake Titicaca
Lake Titicaca