Peru is located on the western border of South America. Its bordering countries are Ecuador and Columbia to the north, Chile is to the south, Brazil and Bolivia are to the east, and to the west is the Pacific ocean. The third largest country in South America, Peru is 496,095 square miles. Its size is equal to Texas, New York, California, and Maine combined. Geographicaly, Peru is divided into.
The Spanish conquered Peru, with the aim to westernize the country, changing the dynamics of the land completely, similar to the intentions of the other colonial powers during the era of exploration and colonization.In 1527 another Spanish explorer commanding a Spanish ship, saw a raft with 20 Incas on board, was amazed to discover numerous luxuries, including gold and silver.
Peru - Peru - History: Like the Aztec, the Inca came late upon the historical scene. Even their legends do not predate 1200 ce, with the supposed arrival in Cuzco of the first emperor, Manco Capac. Like Old World peoples, and unlike other aboriginal Americans, the Inca recounted their history by kingly reigns. Most of the accounts agree on 13 emperors (see pre-Columbian civilizations: The Inca).
This is the photo essay I submitted for our second review, day 3 of the Photoexperience.net Peru workshop with Daniel Milnor. Slightly modified version, featuring Dan’s suggestions for sequencing. Quite happy with this essay, the first two images are two of my favourites from Peru and good images do not happen often and require a lot of work. I am very excited about working this way, always.