Vibrant city life in the historical centre of Lima.
Secluded coastline in the south of Lima – Pacific meets desert...
Bizarre cliffs in the Paracas-Bay, called „Cathedral".
„El Candelabro“, the „candlestick“ – a giant geoglyph on the Paracas-Peninsula.
Sea lions and penguins on the Ballestas Isles – those islands are often called „Little Galapagos of Peru“ because of their rich biodiversity.
Cormorants find an ideal habitat on the Ballestas Isles.
Sea lions feel at ease on the uninhabited islands – and are railing against intruders with their cameras...
The oasis of Huacachina, a green spot in the midst of the desert.
The dunes of Huacachina are perfect for sandboarding.
The mysterious Nasca lines – this is the „astronaut“.
The lines come off best from the air – but even from the lookout you can spot 3 figures.
Airport in Arequipa with volcano Misti.
Taxis on the Plaza in Arequipa.
The convent of Santa Catalina: a charming monastic city, oasis of calmness in the middle of bustling Arequipa.
The beauty of the moorish architecture of the monastery reminds of European cities like Sevilla or Granada.
The lonesome roads on the Andean High Plateau are often crossed by flocks of animals with their sheperds.
Traditional Coca-Tea is commonly appreciated and is said to be beneficial with discomforts due to the altitude.
The majestic Condor – king of the skies and frequently spotted in the Andes (with a little luck...).
Picturesque church between Cruz del Condor/Colca Canyon and Chivay.
We explore Lake Titicaca: by boat we cross the reed and head towards ...
... the Uros reed islands. We visit the Uros-folk, who even nowadays live on those islands.
On Taquile-Island in the middle of Lake Titicaca you find knitting men!
The little village Chinchero has a very beautiful market directly at the scenic square below the church.
A folklore performance in the „Centro Cosqo de Arte Nativo“ in Cusco is well worth seeing.
“La Compañia“ on Plaza de Armas: one of the lovely churches of Cusco.
Andean landscape on the way to the “Sacred Valley".
Machu Picchu: World Cultural and Natural Heritage, spiritual site, Inca-fortress, astronomic observatory, summer residence of the Inca kings ..... most beautiful and enigmatic evidence of the Inca period!
On a guided tour in Machu Picchu we hear many details about life at the times of the Inca regime.
In the Nature Reserve Tambopata we find a nearly intact ecosystem of rainforest.
Giant otters enjoy themselves in the warm waters of a river in the rainforest.