|This is a view of the country on our way to the Sacred Valley.|
We all went with our tour guide in a nice comfortable van.
This is a site you see often in the country. A shepherd (usually a
woman) watching her animals.
|A view of the Sacred Valley. This valley is located in the Andes mountains of Peru. |
It is a beautiful valley with high mountain of both sides. It was the heartland
of the Inca Empire. The crop growing in the fields is corn.
|We visited a store where silver jewelry was made. Some of the|
different rocks and items the jewelry is made from.
|I've learned to take pictures of the names of places and|
cities we visit. Lloyd at the door of the jewelry store in Pisac.
|We watched them make some jewelry. This man is making the forms|
for necklaces from thin silver strips.
|He is shaping the colored stones to go inside the|
framework of silver. It was a delicate job to get
the gems to fit perfect.
|Some jewelry that was finished. The one on the left does not|
have any stones in it yet. These two men did beautiful work.
|People here are not afraid of hard work. We|
often see men and women carrying large, heavy
loads on their back. He has some corn and
|This happy lady came walking down the street doing here spinning.|
Bob Cardon and Ken Winkfield enjoyed her happy smile.
|This a baked guinea pig called cuy. It is a special meal in Peru. |
We have not tried it yet. We may not ever try it.
|This is a crop we saw growing in the fields. It is called Quinua.|
It is a small grain. They use it in soups, baking and all different
dishes. We like it.