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PERU...to play the flute under the condor's beak

November 25th 2015
PERU...to play the flute under the condor's beak. The clouds brushed the black sky obscuring the stars...the stone jigsaw lined passageways a tad darker tonight...the golden heroine calling us to bay to the Incan peeping moon. "Come with us to the Inca fortress. Roberto is going to play the flute under the condor's beak. Come with us," Mirinda beckons. "But we are off to Machu Picc ... read more
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Peruvian Flag Ancient Peru was the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations, most notably that of the Incas whose empire was captured by the Spanish conquistadors in 1533. Peruvian independence was declared in 1821, and remaining Spanish forces defeated in 1... ... read more
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28th November 2015

Great shot!
I love this photo! My Spanish is not great but think ferrocarrill means railway
28th November 2015

Great shot!
Thanks Alan. Always interesting to hear what pics appeal as it is so subjective. I like it 'cause the bent sign contrasts yet balances the colours and lines of the valley and the river. That's taken from the Inca Bridge with the railway line to Machu Picchu following the river. We used to sit on the terraces above that spot watching life go by.

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