Hpa-an, Southern Myanmar

Landscape near Hpa-an at dawn, Kayin State. Myanmar, Asia

The final week of my Burmese adventure was spent in this little visited region in the South East of Myanmar, not far from the Thai border. This was a bucolic landscape of Karst hills, cave temples and misty mornings, and … Continue reading

Day Five – Pisac, Peru 14-01-2014

Up early again, this time heading east from the lodgings in Cusco, the sky looks overcast from the bedroom window but it might be worth heading out, I walk down the pathways and come across a viewpoint looking towards these distant mountains with the early morning mist still lingering in the valleys. Shot with a 135mm prime and then cropped in post.

View from Saqsaywaman over Mountains near Cusco, Cusco City, Peru

From Cusco we got a taxi down to the charming village of Pisac. After some empanadas for almuerzo I took a stroll around the market, taking a moment to buy a hat made from Alpaca wool..

Pisac Market, Pisac Plaza de Armas, Peru

Pisac Market, Pisac Plaza de Armas, Peru

This is Luisa who I met in the Plaza de Armas – a natural in front of camera!

Pisac Market, Pisac Plaza de Armas, Peru

Pisac Market, Pisac Plaza de Armas, Peru

Pisac Market, Pisac Plaza de Armas, Peru

Pisac Market, Pisac Plaza de Armas, Peru

Pisac Market, Pisac Plaza de Armas, Peru

Pisac Market, Pisac Plaza de Armas, Peru

Pisac Market, Pisac Plaza de Armas, Peru

Pisac Market, Pisac Plaza de Armas, Peru

 

La tienda del sombrero

Pisac Market, Pisac Plaza de Armas, Peru

Pisac, Peru

 

 

And in the afternoon a taxi transported us up the hill to the Pisac Ruins, an amazing place which we had almost all to ourselves.

Pisac Ruins, Pisac, Peru

Pisac Ruins, Pisac, Peru

Pisac Ruins, Pisac, Peru