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In the sun, in the shade

In the sun, in the shade

Today, the remote village of Cabanaconde in Colca Canyon, Peru feels like a place that’s just rolled out of bed — mussed, shuffle-footed, and a little slow to react. The...

January 22, 2013 with 0 Comments
Views to die for in Colca Canyon

Views to die for in Colca Canyon

Having carrion-craving birds circling in the hot updrafts above you can indicate that those expert hunters of the dead and dying consider you a likely next meal. The condors in...

September 19, 2012 with 0 Comments

Slow slaughter at the bull fight

Chin jutting matador | Photo by Lauren Girardin It ends with an old man crouched over a short-handled hoe, scooping sand soaked with coagulated blood into a woven basket, the kind...

October 6, 2008 with 2 Comments
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