Peru - Tracing the Incas

Cusco, Lima, Machu Picchu, Aguas Calientes, Nazca.

  • Endless

    The old Inca capital is serene and beautiful, at least viewed from up here.


  • Just coping with the altitude

    Reine in Cusco

  • Reach for the heaven

    This impressive church features the tallest altar in all of Peru.

    Compania de Jesus, Cusco

  • My new best friend

    Reine with baby goat in Cusco

  • Tireless

    Hiking the five day Inca trail is a daunting task.

    Camino Inca

  • Row your boat

    Urubamba river

  • The final stretch

    The last stop before reaching Machu Picchu.

    Aguas Calientes

  • The final stretch

    The last stop before reaching Machu Picchu.

    Reine in Aguas Calientes

  • Instant classic

    One of the most recognizable views in the world.

    Machu Picchu

  • Dawn of the ancients

    Machu Picchu

  • Top of the morning

    Reine at Machu Picchu

  • Mi casa

    Llama at Machu Picchu

  • If walls had ears

    These impressive walls were fit together without mortar. After the siege of Cusco in 1537, most of the walls were removed by the Spanish for buildings in Cusco.


  • Heritage

    Cusco is full of impressive churches and convents, featuring familiar Spanish architecture.

    Coricancha, Cusco

  • Contrasts

    Reine in Cusco

  • Fifty shades of gray

    The Pacific is in there somewhere.

    Mireflores, Lima

  • Spot the astronaut

    Nazca lines