An incredible find for me here in Atlanta! This mural is by Peruvian artists, Entes y Pesimo. So different from anything I’ve seen here, obviously. I felt immediately transported back to South America.
23JUN13. Atlanta, GA.
“Pachacutec: Ruler of the Incas from 1438-1471 and the founder of the greatest royal dynasty in Inca history. (Often compared to Alexander the Great.) He launched a building program that created many of the most famous works of Inca architecture, including Machu Picchu and Qoricancha.” From “Turn Right at Machu Picchu” by Mark Adams
18OCT12. Machu Picchu, Peru.
Built in 1945 by Christian Palestinians who were seeking refuge in Cuzco. This is their gift of gratitude to the town of Cuzco.
OCT12. Cusco, Peru.
View of the Plaza de ArmasCathedral of Lima attached to the Archbishop’s Palace
Government PalaceGuards at the PalaceFlower at Huaca PucllanaThe remains of a great Pyramid (a Step Pyramid that had no vaults inside, just a solid structure) in the Miraflores district of Lima, built during the period of 200-900 A.D. It sits surrounded by Lima’s modern commerce. The whole place served as a ceremonial and administrative center for the advancement of Lima culture.Old Building in Lima Centro
Seafront in LimaBohemian Area in BarrancoOld Wooden Train Restaurant in Barranco
14OCT12. Lima, Peru.
I looked up “Chuncho” and basically at the time of the Spanish conquest, The Chuncho people lived in the forest east of Cuzco in communal housing and survived mostly through hunting. I don’t know what this piece represents, but I find it interesting to see the word “chuncho.” Artist unknown. 20OCT12. Cuzco, Peru. (iPAD, Instagram Lo-Fi Aspect.)