Remembering our Past: The Q’eswachaka Bridge Building Festival.

I was lucky enough to attend the first day of the annual Q’eswachaka Bridge building festival. The Q’eswachaka Bridge is located over 100 kms from Cusco and crosses the Apurimac Canyon. It is the last remaining hand woven Inca bridge in Peru, made entirely of long blades of grass and traditional materials. Read more..

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Pictures of Peru: Viewing Peruvian Photographers

If you think of photography and Peru, you probably think of Mario Testino. In fact, I will quite openly admit that up until recently, he was the only Peruvian photographer I had ever heard of, and that’s only really because of his fashion work. But photography in Peru has a much larger history than the last twenty years or so, and some great Peruvian photographers have produced works focusing on the people of their native Peru across the decades. Read more..

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