Peru 2009 http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/ Peru 2009 Refugio Amazonas Our first stop in the rain forest http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58772960 58772960 Refugio Amazonas Our room - note absence of wall/window ! http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58776401 58776401 Baby Caiman http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58772961 58772961 Daddy Caiman http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58772962 58772962 Early morning in the rain forest View from 100 ft high canopy tower http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58772963 58772963 Macaw fly-past http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58773197 58773197 Sara longwing butterfly http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58772964 58772964 En route to Tambopata Four and a half hours upstream http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58773659 58773659 Arrival at Tambopata Our boat http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58776400 58776400 Sunrise at Tambopata Early morning start to go to the Macaw clay lick http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58772965 58772965 Day one at the clay lick http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58772966 58772966 Blue & yellow Macaws http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58774026 58774026 Blue & yellow Macaws http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58772967 58772967 Saddleback Tamarin http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58772968 58772968 Scarlet Macaws They cleaned up after meals ! http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58776399 58776399 Flame tree http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58774372 58774372 Above the clay lick Viewing area can be seen on the opposite bank http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58772969 58772969 Butterfly brunch Butterflies gather on river banks to dine on minerals http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58774373 58774373 Brown Capuchin monkey http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58774775 58774775 Squirrel monkey http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58772970 58772970 Black-tailed Trogon http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58772971 58772971 Day two at the clay lick Blue & yellow Macaws http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58774776 58774776 More action at the clay lick http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58772972 58772972 Blue & yellow Macaw Carrying a piece of clay for "breakfast" http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58772973 58772973 Scarlet Macaws http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58775875 58775875 Searching for gold These rafts suck up mud and remove gold particles on the sloping carpet. Boys then amalgamate it with mercury by stomping on it with bare feet !! http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58775290 58775290 Unknown lizard A visitor to the lodge at Tambopata http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58775874 58775874 Owl butterfly http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58775453 58775453 Hoatzin This has to be one of the oddest looking birds that we saw http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58772974 58772974 Brown agouti http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58775454 58775454 The Andes View from the plane as we returned to Lima http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58772959 58772959 En route to Paracas One of many fruit stalls on the roadside from Lima http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58807849 58807849 Typical shanty town Many settlements like this exist on the outskirts of Lima. This one had a sizeable animal herd. http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58807850 58807850 Paracas National Reserve Note absence of people http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58807851 58807851 Paracas National Reserve http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58807852 58807852 Paracas National Reserve http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58807853 58807853 Paracas National Reserve http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58807854 58807854 Harborfront at Paracas http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58807855 58807855 En route to the Ballestas Islands Pelicans everywhere ! http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58807856 58807856 The Candleabra Origin unknown but many theories http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58807857 58807857 Paracas coastline The colors really were like this http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58807858 58807858 Ballestas Islands Birds everywhere ! http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58807859 58807859 Ballestas Islands Humboldt penguin, Peruvian booby and Inca tern http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58807860 58807860 Ballestas Islands Red-legged cormorants on nest http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58807861 58807861 Ballestas Islands Inca terns http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58807862 58807862 Ballestas Islands Humboldt penguins - the only penguins outside Antarctica http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58807863 58807863 Ballestas Islands Penguins take to the water http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58807864 58807864 Ballestas Islands Peruvian pelican http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58807865 58807865 Ballestas Islands Guanay cormorant http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58807866 58807866 Ballestas Islands Yet more birds ! http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58807867 58807867 Ballestas Islands The guano "factory". Tons are harvested each year for use as fertilizer http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58807868 58807868 Ballestas Islands Sea lions http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58807869 58807869 Returning to Paracas http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58807870 58807870 Boobys "fishing" http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58807871 58807871 Peruvian pelican http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58807872 58807872 Trujillo http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58868019 58868019 Trujillo http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58868020 58868020 Trujillo http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58900707 58900707 Trujillo Huaca de la Luna. Moche culture. 50-700 AD http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58900708 58900708 Trujillo Huaca del Sol seen from Huaca de la Luna http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58900709 58900709 Trujillo Huaca de la Luna http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58900710 58900710 Trujillo Huaca de la Luna http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58900711 58900711 Trujillo Huaca de la Luna http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58900712 58900712 Trujillo Huaca de la Luna http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58900713 58900713 Trujillo Detail of decoration : Huaca de la Luna http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58900714 58900714 Trujillo Moche pottery : Casinelli museum http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58900715 58900715 Trujillo Moche pottery : Casinelli museum http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58900716 58900716 Trujillo http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58900717 58900717 Trujillo http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58900718 58900718 Trujillo Reed "boats" for hire http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58900719 58900719 Trujillo Fishing from a reed boat http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58900720 58900720 Trujillo http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58900721 58900721 Trujillo Huaca del Brujo : site of the discovery of the Senora de Cao, a high ranking lady of the Moche culture http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58900922 58900922 Trujillo Huaca del Brujo http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58900923 58900923 Trujillo Huaca del Brujo http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58900924 58900924 Chiclayo Royal Tombs of Sipan museum Moche gilded copper feline head http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58900925 58900925 Chiclayo Royal Tombs of Sipan museum Moche deity http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58900926 58900926 Chiclayo Royal Tombs of Sipan museum http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=58900927 58900927 Royal Tombs of Sipan museum Representation of the Lord of Sipan as he would have appeared http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=59011609 59011609 Royal Tombs of Sipan Reconstruction of the tomb of the Lord of Sipan as discovered http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=59011610 59011610 Chiclayo Lambayeque pottery 700-1100 AD : Bruning museum http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=59011611 59011611 Chiclayo Lambayeque pottery : Bruning museum http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=59011612 59011612 Chiclayo Bead pectoral : Lambayeque culture http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=59011613 59011613 Chiclayo Gold funeral mask : Lambayeque culture http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=59011614 59011614 Chiclayo Gold ornament : Lambayeque culture http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=59011615 59011615 Lima Oldest continually occupied colonial residence http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=59011616 59011616 Lima http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=59011617 59011617 Lima http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=59011618 59011618 Lima http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=59011619 59011619 Lima http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=59011620 59011620 Lima http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=59011621 59011621 Lima http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=59011622 59011622 Lima http://www.l8developer.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=59011623 59011623