Snapshots from Cusco

Lena catches a 'Bresson Moment', San Blas, Cusco

We have actually been pretty busy since our arrival here in Cusco (finding an apartment, working at school, two days sick…), and really haven’t had much time for the normal tourist activities… We have had a little bit of time to snap a few quick photos on our way from here to there though. At first glance, Cusco is a beautiful town filled with colonial churches, Inca walls, wonderful markets, street vendors, and beautiful plazas. I can’t wait to have some time to take the camera out for some real work- I think there are truly a lot of photographic possibilities to explore; especially as the Spanish (hopefully) improves and interactions become more intimate. Here’s a quick section of a few of my favorite photos from our first few days here… Lena’s Bresson-esque shot is my favorite.

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Cusco Cathedral, Plaza de Armas

San Blas, Cusco

Atoqsaykuchi, San Blas

Street Vendor, San Cristobal

Streets of San Blas

Street Dogs

Plaza de Armas at Night

Passerby, San Blas

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2 Comments on "Snapshots from Cusco"

  1. avatar
    Katie
    10/11/2010 at 19:57 Permalink

    It looks so beautiful there and I’m super jealous that you’re out exploring and I am here writing a literature review of sumatriptan….

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    Jason
    11/11/2010 at 00:47 Permalink

    Hehe, actually I am sitting here at 1:00 writing a Spanish composition… So, it’s not all fun and games! But at least it is very beautiful here.

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