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Doorway, Cusco

I'm feeling a little stuck today while working on a new layout here, somewhere between a door that won't quite close and another that I can't seem to open. I…
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Urban Canvases – 18 Street Art Pics from Lima, Peru

From a brief visit in early May 2013. Update: 10 June 2015 - I've just heard from a friend in Lima that most of these works have recently been painted over on order of Mayor Luis Castañeda Lossio. That is partly the nature of urban art; nothing, or at least most things, aren't forever. It's still saddening to know that the works here by Guache and…
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May Day in Cusco, Revisited

This was taken exactly one year ago at a massive and colorful May Day Parade in Cusco, Peru. He was one of several hundred dancers who took over, if for just a few hours, Cusco's central Plaza de Armas. I could have done without the firecrackers but the dancers at whose feet they were exploding didn't seem to mind. I posted 21 photos of the parade…
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Fisherman, Puerto Pizarro, Peru – Pic du Jour

I've spent much of the afternoon and evening translating a technical text about commercial fisheries, so feel obligated to feature a fisherman as the subject of my Pic du Jour for the second straight day. This was taken near a dock in Puerto Pizarro, Peru early last May. He looks a little frustrated, matching how I'm feeling right now. :) Related…
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