Vibrant city life in the historical centre of Lima.
“La Compañia“ on Plaza de Armas: one of the lovely churches of Cusco.
In the heart of colonial Cusco is Plaza de Armas, the main square; the Cathedral (left), La Compañia (right).
Cusco: the famous 12sided stone in Calle Hatunrumiyoc.
A folklore performance in the „Centro Cosqo de Arte Nativo“ in Cusco is well worth seeing.
Andean landscape on the way to the “Sacred Valley”.
The little village Chinchero has a very beautiful market directly at the scenic square below the church..
Women in their traditional costumes – following one of their main occupations: weaving.
Inca-ruins of Sacsayhuaman – above the city of Cusco – presumably they were a ritual and ceremonial centre.
The Vistadome-Train operates between Cusco and Aguas Caliente
Well preserved stone stairs from the Inca period; the Incas have been brilliant builders!
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!
Huayna Picchu“ – der „Young Mountain“ – one of the most famous motifs of Peru!
Punta Unión Pass (4750 m), Santa Cruz Trek – Cordillera Blanca.
Camp Taullipampa (4250 m), in the background Mt. Taulliraju – Cordillera Blanca/Santa Cruz Trek.
Viewpoint “Mirador de Alpamayo” – impressive view to mighty Alpamayo (5947 m) and Quitarraju (6040 m).