Inca Beginnings

the shadow of wings high above the mountainside ripples in maize fields Kim M. Russell, 17th May 2018 My response to Carpe Diem #1434 Cusco … first “contact” with the Inca Empire On our train journey into the high mountains of the Andes, today we are visiting Cusco, the former capital and centre of the […]

Cock of the Rock

flamboyant display a vivid flash of orange breaking through the green Kim M. Russell, 15th May 2018 My response to Carpe Diem #1432 Yanachaga–Chemillén National Park Today on our Andean journey, we are visiting Yanachaga-Chemillén National Park, which is situated in the Pasco Region of Peru. It is home to the Ctenophryne Barbatula, one of […]