The Colors of Inti Raymi [PHOTO ESSAY]

The Colors of Inti Raymi [PHOTO ESSAY]
July 10, 2013 Lainie Liberti

Inti Raymi, The Peruvian Festival Of The Sun

If you happen to be in Cusco and you happen upon Inti Raymi, The Peruvian Festival Of The Sun, it will in all probability be among the most defining and memorable moments of your journey through Peru. Inti Raymi is celebrated to some extent by indigenous communities in many parts of what was once the Inca Empire but it is around Cusco, the ancient Incan capital, where the tradition has best survived and indeed thrived.

This year I was priveleged to see Inti Raymi in person, up close, here in Cusco’s Plaza de Armas. I was taken by the colors, energy, traditions and sounds. For more background on Inti Raymi, I wrote about the festival here. But for now, I hope you get lost in the images:

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1 Comment

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