Beauty Contest in the Peruvian Rainforests.

In this June 23, 2015 photo, Yeni Casiano Barboza, 15, from the Ashaninka Indian community, Natividad, poses for a photo while waiting to compete in the annual beauty contest, in the Otari Nativo village, Pichari, Peru. For Ashaninka men, a woman’s beauty is determined in part by her hair, her sense of humor, and whether … Continue reading Beauty Contest in the Peruvian Rainforests.

Ancient Incan Rings of Moray.

Contributor: leiris Grouped together in Peru's lush Cuzco region, the ringed Incan ruins known as Moray have long been a mystery, but it is looking more and more likely that the nested stone rings may have been part of a large-scale agricultural experiment. Unlike a number of the elaborate metropolises and statuary left behind by … Continue reading Ancient Incan Rings of Moray.

Machu Picchu with my Friend.

In this candid capture we see reddit user LizaThornberry admiring a breathtaking view of Machu Picchu when a llama suddenly appeared and decided to join her. Machu Picchu is a 15th-century Inca site located 2,430 metres (7,970 ft) above sea level in Peru. The Incas built the estate around 1450 but abandoned it a century … Continue reading Machu Picchu with my Friend.