Articles in the Photo Essays Category
Peru, Photo Essays, South America »
Graffiti + Street Art = Culture
Words and symbols are all around us. Sometimes they are part the environment but they always part of the culture. Often times, we find the messages contained universal. Street art has always been my favorite way to get a sense of the local culture. I hope you enjoy this series of street shot around Lima, Peru.
Culture, Photo Essays »
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 …
Archaeology & Ruins, Culture, Peru, Photo Essays, South America »
If you are planning on visiting the historical sites around the Cusco Region in Peru, one thing is for sure — if you let yourself, you can lost in the mystery. Qenqo tempts you with the undefined, seducing you through the mysterious formations and architecture that abound in the vast ruins of past civilization.s Some will tell you Qenqo was built by the Incas others will tell you they built upon a much earlier site. Either way, the natural formations, carved structures and caves will tempt your imagination.
Just 15 minutes outside of …
Photo Essays, United States »
Unfortunately our time in New York was so brief. During our 38 hours there, I remained in bed fighting the flu…. but Miro did get the chance to see New York for the first time with his Uncle Robert. Here are some of his experiences. The last shots were before we left, Miro enjoying one of New York’s greatest offering, the Deli.
Archaeology & Ruins, Culture, Photo Essays »
Another of Peru’s greatest anomalies:
The mysterious site of Sayhuite, is one of Peru’s greatest anomalies, baffling archeologists as to its origins and purpose. Located in the province of Abancay about four hours from Cusco by car, the site is one of the lesser visited tourist attractions. And this was a site I was really excited to see.
Early one morning, I climbed into a crowded collectivo ready to brave the windy mountain roads. The crowded van shifted with each turn, hugged the side of the mountains, traversed the narrow cliffs and passed above …
Destinations, Photo Essays, United States »
Explorations through the lens of my camera
As always, one of my greatest joys when I travel is walking around, getting lost, and taking photos. I love seeing places for the first time with fresh eyes and find beauty in the mundane. This is Part 2 of a two part photo essay of Lowell, Massachusetts. (Be sure to check out Part 1 of this series here.)
New England – Lowell – A Photo Essay Part 2