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Tbt: Old Peru

This is a photo from Belen, which is on the Amazon next to Iquitos, Peru. Iquitos is the largest city in the world with no road access. The former rubber capital of the world features many striking colonial homes from that bygone era. Belen is a community of people that live on the Amazon, and will see the river rise and fall by dozens of feet, and the lower part of the houses will be underwater.

Typical Street of Belen, the “Venice of the State of Loreto”

Machu Picchu Monday

Here’s a couple from Pisaq, which is a fun market town just below Cuzco.

Above Pisaq

In the market

Tbt: Old Peru

First Thursday of the New Year.

Iquitos is the largest city in the world that does not have road access.(pop 371,000) One has to take a quick flight from Lima, or the more adventurous river boats. Many of these old huts still exist and are lived in today along the ancient river “road.”

Mud Huts near Iquitos, Peru (Photo : Cardcow)

Happy New Year!

Seems like in the blink of an eye, it’s 2018. May it be a good one for all… Happy New Year!

Lovely views at Machu Picchu

Tbt: Old Peru

Hope everyone is having a great holiday…

Ships In The Harbor, Callao

Machu Picchu Monday

Merry Christmas from Peru! May your 2018 also be the best ever. Thanks from us at A Little Further South Coffee for your patronage, we truly appreciate you. Hugs to all…

Ancient pathway at Machu Picchu

 

Tbt: Old Peru

It’s a busy time of year, take care. In the Southern hemisphere, it’s nearly summer so the temperatures are higher, and the days are longer. In the northeast Peruvian town of Tarapoto, daylight comes early and with it the noise and bustle of this growing hub in San Martin. It’s lovely…

In The Gardens Of The San Franciscan Monastery (Photo via Cardcow.com):

In The Gardens Of The San Franciscan Monastery

 

Machu Picchu Monday

Weaving in Pisaq, Sacred Valley Peru

 

This is a weaver in the market town of Pisac, which is the first stop below Cuzco heading into the Sacred valley towards Machu Picchu.

Have a wonderful week.