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Young girl in Willoq community wearing traditional clothing
Young girl in Willoq community wearing traditional clothing


Willoq baby
Willoq baby


Andean woman in traditional Quencha attire
Andean woman in traditional Quencha attire


Smiling Willoq man in Ollantaytambo
Smiling Willoq man in Ollantaytambo


Mothers and kids in the Willoq community
Mothers and kids in the Willoq community


Willoq child
Willoq child


Agricultural terraces near the Willoq community
Agricultural terraces near the Willoq community


Distributing bread to kids in the Willoq community
Distributing bread to kids in the Willoq community


Children playing in the Willoq community
Children playing in the Willoq community


Colored fibers of alpaca and sheep wool in the Andes
Colored fibers of alpaca and sheep wool in the Andes


Natural dyes used for coloring alpaca and sheep wool in the Andes
Natural dyes used for coloring alpaca and sheep wool in the Andes


Using natural dyes to color alpaca wool
Using natural dyes to color alpaca wool


Making natural red dye in a Chinchero market
Making natural red dye in a Chinchero market


Andean woman in traditional Quencha clothing
Andean woman in traditional Quencha clothing


Woman weaving in the Chinchero market
Woman weaving in the Chinchero market


Quencha woman in Chinchero market
Quencha woman in Chinchero market


Making natural red dye in a Chinchero market
Making natural red dye in a Chinchero market


Making natural red dye in a Chinchero market
Making natural red dye in a Chinchero market


Making natural red dye in a Chinchero market
Making natural red dye in a Chinchero market


Quencha woman wearing traditional clothing in Chinchero market
Quencha woman wearing traditional clothing in Chinchero market


Alpaca and sheep wool colored  with natural purple dye
Alpaca and sheep wool colored with natural purple dye


Alpaca and sheep wool colored naturally with plant and insect dyes
Alpaca and sheep wool colored naturally with plant and insect dyes


Quencha woman showing her braids
Quencha woman showing her braids


Making an alpaca blanket
Making an alpaca blanket


Balls of Alpaca yarn
Balls of Alpaca yarn


Children sliding down smooth rock at Sacsayhuaman
Children sliding down smooth rock at Sacsayhuaman


Farmer in Urubamba river valley
Farmer in Urubamba river valley


Farmer in Urubamba river valley
Farmer in Urubamba river valley


Andean farmers working maize field
Andean farmers working maize field


Farmers working countryside near Cuzco
Farmers working countryside near Cuzco


Tourists on platform in giant Kapok tree overlooking the rain forest canopy
Tourists on platform in giant Kapok tree overlooking the rain forest canopy


Spiral staircase leading up canopy tower
Spiral staircase leading up canopy tower


Canopy tower leading to platform in a Ceiba (Kapok) tree
Canopy tower leading to platform in a Ceiba (Kapok) tree


Kapok canopy platform
Kapok canopy platform


Fernando and Willoq guide
Fernando and Willoq guide


Distributing bread to the Willoq community
Distributing bread to the Willoq community


Two children running
Two children running


Two girls running
Two girls running


Willoq community members, women and children
Willoq community members, women and children


Quencha woman showing her braided hair
Quencha woman showing her braided hair


Quencha woman in Chinchero market
Quencha woman in Chinchero market


Andean woman in traditional Quencha clothing
Andean woman in traditional Quencha clothing


Woman spinning alpaca wool
Woman spinning alpaca wool


Making natural red dye for coloring alpaca fibers
Making natural red dye for coloring alpaca fibers


Elderly Quencha woman
Elderly Quencha woman


Negative of canopy ladder and kapok tree
Negative of canopy ladder and kapok tree


Guest room at Posada Amazonas
Guest room at Posada Amazonas


Guest room at Posada Amazonas lodge
Guest room at Posada Amazonas lodge


Guestroom at Posada Amazonas
Guestroom at Posada Amazonas


Guest room at Posada Amazonas, bathroom with shower
Guest room at Posada Amazonas, bathroom with shower


Canopy as viewed between wood rails of Kapok platform
Canopy as viewed between wood rails of Kapok platform


Family with llama, sheep, alpaca
Family with llama, sheep, alpaca


Subsistence gold miners along the Rio Tambopata
Subsistence gold miners along the Rio Tambopata


Water box used by gold miners (mineros) along the Rio Tambopata
Water box used by gold miners (mineros) along the Rio Tambopata


Water box used by gold miners along the Rio Tambopata
Water box used by gold miners along the Rio Tambopata


Gold miners along the Rio Tambopata
Gold miners along the Rio Tambopata


Water box used by gold miners (mineros) along the Rio Tambopata
Water box used by gold miners (mineros) along the Rio Tambopata


Gold miners along the Rio Tambopata
Gold miners along the Rio Tambopata


Subsistence gold miners along the Tambopata river
Subsistence gold miners along the Tambopata river


Smiling mothers with babies on their backs
Smiling mothers with babies on their backs


Agricultural terraces and rice fields in valley near the Willoq community
Agricultural terraces and rice fields in valley near the Willoq community


Willoq boys
Willoq boys


Woman spinning alpaca wool
Woman spinning alpaca wool


Kapok (Ceiba) tree canopy observation platform
Kapok (Ceiba) tree canopy observation platform


Spiral staircase leading up to the canopy platform situated in a giant Kapok (Ceiba) tree
Spiral staircase leading up to the canopy platform situated in a giant Kapok (Ceiba) tree


Spiral staircase leading up rain forest canopy tower
Spiral staircase leading up rain forest canopy tower


Woman with llama, sheep, alpaca
Woman with llama, sheep, alpaca


Family with llama, sheep, alpaca
Family with llama, sheep, alpaca


Llama, sheep, alpaca in front of adobe house with red door
Llama, sheep, alpaca in front of adobe house with red door


Woman with llama, sheep, alpaca
Woman with llama, sheep, alpaca


Gold miners along the Rio Tambopata
Gold miners along the Rio Tambopata


Gold miner's shack along the Rio Tambopata
Gold miner's shack along the Rio Tambopata


Water box used by gold miners along the Rio Tambopata
Water box used by gold miners along the Rio Tambopata


Gold miners operating on boat in the Rio Tambopata
Gold miners operating on boat in the Rio Tambopata


Miner camp along the Rio Tambopata
Miner camp along the Rio Tambopata


Inca ruins and terraces on the way to Machu Picchu
Inca ruins and terraces on the way to Machu Picchu


St. Francis' Cathedral in Lima, outside view
St. Francis' Cathedral in Lima, outside view



"Real" Mr. Potatohead using Andean potato


Women selling vegetables in Ollantaytambo market
Women selling vegetables in Ollantaytambo market


Fruit market in Ollantaytambo
Fruit market in Ollantaytambo


Tiles in St. Francis' Cathedral in Lima
Tiles in St. Francis' Cathedral in Lima


Street painter working on conservation mural.
Street painter working on conservation mural.


St. Francis' Cathedral in Lima
St. Francis' Cathedral in Lima


Human skulls in the Andes
Human skulls in the Andes


Moorish style wood carved ceiling in St. Francis' Cathedral in Lima
Moorish style wood carved ceiling in St. Francis' Cathedral in Lima


Offering doll
Offering doll


St. Francis' Cathedral in Lima
St. Francis' Cathedral in Lima


St. Francis' Cathedral in Lima
St. Francis' Cathedral in Lima


Cuzco
Cuzco


San Blas district of Cuzco
San Blas district of Cuzco


Machu Picchu  Ollantaytambo train as it waits in Machu Picchu Pueblo
Machu Picchu Ollantaytambo train as it waits in Machu Picchu Pueblo


Cuzco
Cuzco


Ceramic bull
Ceramic bull


Lodge at the Tambopata Research Center
Lodge at the Tambopata Research Center


Peruvian cowboy
Peruvian cowboy


Peruvian cowboy
Peruvian cowboy


Lodge at Boca Manu landing strip
Lodge at Boca Manu landing strip


River boat carrying goods to market on the Rio Tambopata
River boat carrying goods to market on the Rio Tambopata


Digging pipeline in rainforest
Digging pipeline in rainforest


People in canoe on the Rio Tambopata
People in canoe on the Rio Tambopata


Hydroelectric project on the Urubamba river near Machu Picchu Pueblo
Hydroelectric project on the Urubamba river near Machu Picchu Pueblo


Kike, wilderness guide at Manu
Kike, wilderness guide at Manu


Village along the Rio Tambopata
Village along the Rio Tambopata


Lodge room at the Tambopata Research Center
Lodge room at the Tambopata Research Center


Hydroelectric project on the Urubamba river near Machu Picchu Pueblo
Hydroelectric project on the Urubamba river near Machu Picchu Pueblo


Willoq man in Ollantaytambo in the Sacred Valley
Willoq man in Ollantaytambo in the Sacred Valley


Room at the Tambopata Research Center lodge
Room at the Tambopata Research Center lodge


Guest room at the Tambopata Research Center lodge
Guest room at the Tambopata Research Center lodge


Blind for observing macaws at clay lick
Blind for observing macaws at clay lick


Oscar Mishaja, rainforest guide in the Tambopata region
Oscar Mishaja, rainforest guide in the Tambopata region


Blind for observing macaws at clay lick
Blind for observing macaws at clay lick


402C Utililiner (Cessna) plane on landing strip near Boca Manu in the Peruvian Amazon
402C Utililiner (Cessna) plane on landing strip near Boca Manu in the Peruvian Amazon


Oscar Mishaja, rainforest guide in the Tambopata region
Oscar Mishaja, rainforest guide in the Tambopata region


Cowboys on dancing horses in the Peruvian Andes
Cowboys on dancing horses in the Peruvian Andes


Peruvian cowboy
Peruvian cowboy


Willoq man in Ollantaytambo in the Sacred Valley of the Urubamba
Willoq man in Ollantaytambo in the Sacred Valley of the Urubamba


Water box used for gold mining along the Rio Tambopata
Water box used for gold mining along the Rio Tambopata


Machu Picchu Pueblo along Urubamba river
Machu Picchu Pueblo along Urubamba river


Willoq man wearing traditional red clothing
Willoq man wearing traditional red clothing


Oscar Mishaja, rainforest guide in the Tambopata region
Oscar Mishaja, rainforest guide in the Tambopata region


Library in St. Francis' Cathedral in Lima
Library in St. Francis' Cathedral in Lima


San Blas district of Cuzco
San Blas district of Cuzco


Cuzco
Cuzco


Peruvian President's office in Lima, Peru
Peruvian President's office in Lima, Peru


Archbishop's palace in Lima, Peru
Archbishop's palace in Lima, Peru


Painting of Jesus and  human skull on mantle
Painting of Jesus and human skull on mantle


Doorway in Ollantaytambo
Doorway in Ollantaytambo


Ollantaytambo walkway/street with water channel
Ollantaytambo walkway/street with water channel


River boat carrying goods to market on the Rio Tambopata
River boat carrying goods to market on the Rio Tambopata


Farm houses in the Urubamba valley
Farm houses in the Urubamba valley


Canopy tower at Posada Amazonas
Canopy tower at Posada Amazonas


Local man bailing his canoe
Local man bailing his canoe


Oscar Mishaja, rainforest guide in the Tambopata region
Oscar Mishaja, rainforest guide in the Tambopata region


Guide Oscar handling fruit dislodged by feeding macaws
Guide Oscar handling fruit dislodged by feeding macaws


People in canoe on the Rio Tambopata
People in canoe on the Rio Tambopata


Tropical downpour
Tropical downpour


Slogging through mud along the Tambopata
Slogging through mud along the Tambopata


Jungle soccer field
Jungle soccer field


Tropical rain falling on deserted road
Tropical rain falling on deserted road


Canopy tower at Posada Amazonas
Canopy tower at Posada Amazonas


Willoq man in Ollantaytambo wearing traditional red clothing
Willoq man in Ollantaytambo wearing traditional red clothing


Village along the Rio Tambopata
Village along the Rio Tambopata


Blind for observing red-and-green macaws at the Manu clay lick
Blind for observing red-and-green macaws at the Manu clay lick


Oscar looking for the boat
Oscar looking for the boat


Path cleared for future development on forest island in the Rio Tambopata
Path cleared for future development on forest island in the Rio Tambopata


Blind for observing red-and-green macaws at the Manu clay lick
Blind for observing red-and-green macaws at the Manu clay lick


Willoq men in Ollantaytambo wearing traditional red clothing
Willoq men in Ollantaytambo wearing traditional red clothing


402C Utililiner (Cessna) plane on landing strip near Boca Manu in the Peruvian Amazon
402C Utililiner (Cessna) plane on landing strip near Boca Manu in the Peruvian Amazon


Gold miners along the Rio Tambopata
Gold miners along the Rio Tambopata


Gold miners along the Rio Tambopata
Gold miners along the Rio Tambopata


Water box used for gold mining in the Madre de Dios basin
Water box used for gold mining in the Madre de Dios basin


Water box used by gold miners along the Rio Tambopata
Water box used by gold miners along the Rio Tambopata


Motorized canoe filled ith cargo on the Rio Tambopata in Peru
Motorized canoe filled ith cargo on the Rio Tambopata in Peru


Water box used to separate gold from gravel along the Rio Tambopata
Water box used to separate gold from gravel along the Rio Tambopata


Gold miner's shack along the Rio Tambopata
Gold miner's shack along the Rio Tambopata


Gold miners along the Rio Tambopata
Gold miners along the Rio Tambopata


Water box used by gold miners along the Rio Tambopata
Water box used by gold miners along the Rio Tambopata


Cessna landing on rainforest airstrip
Cessna landing on rainforest airstrip


Inca ruins and terraces on the way to Machu Picchu
Inca ruins and terraces on the way to Machu Picchu


Empty tourist boat on Rio Tambopata
Empty tourist boat on Rio Tambopata


Doing street work in Machu Picchu Pueblo.
Doing street work in Machu Picchu Pueblo.


Offerings including human skulls, dead animals, and flowers
Offerings including human skulls, dead animals, and flowers


Human skulls in the Andes
Human skulls in the Andes


Doing street work in Machu Picchu Pueblo.
Doing street work in Machu Picchu Pueblo.


Street in Machu Picchu Pueblo
Street in Machu Picchu Pueblo


Welcome to Machu Picchu sign
Welcome to Machu Picchu sign


Adobe brick making in Urubamba river valley
Adobe brick making in Urubamba river valley


Village along the Rio Tambopata
Village along the Rio Tambopata


Flowers, Jesus painting, skull
Flowers, Jesus painting, skull


Blind for observing macaws at clay lick
Blind for observing macaws at clay lick


Digging pipeline in rainforest
Digging pipeline in rainforest


Blind at rainforest clay lick used for spotting mammals
Blind at rainforest clay lick used for spotting mammals




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