The Many Faces of Peru: The Celestinos

I would never know how to eat boiled potato with clay sauce if it was not for them. Yes, I tasted boiled potato dipped in grayish clay sauce and it was actually quite good! Folks, meet The Celestinos. Pictured above is Senora Celestino with 4 of her 5 Children. The absent little boy was so…

The Many Faces of Peru: The Girls of Urubamba

I met these two beautiful young girls when they were out herding the livestock in the stunningly beautiful Urubamba Valley. I was on the way back to Cusco from Moray archaeological site that day. In the van I kept on observing the magnificent landscape of the Sacred Valley. Then I saw a quite large group…

Photo Tale: Machu Picchu, The Old Mountain

I just came back from what I call as a trip of a life time to Peru. Peru was so beyond expectations! I did expect a magical time in Machu Picchu, as this place is on top of my bucket list, but for the other places? Not so much. Well, I was totally wrong. And…

Photo Tale : Mauna Kea Summit

I chose this moment as highlight of my Hawaiian adventure. Mount Mauna Kea, arguably the world’s tallest when measured from the bottom of the sea (duh… xp ) was a vantage point to watch sunset. I enjoyed the whole adventure we took to reach the top and the stargazing tour right after that. I even…

Photo Tale : Flattop Trail, Alaska

Took this picture on my trip to Anchorage, Alaska almost a year ago. I was beyond excited at that time! Not only that I would set foot in  freaking Alaska but also I had a chance to visit my dear friend Mbak Fanny. Thanks to her, we got our accommodation and transport being taken care…