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