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August 24, 2004

Taking photos in Machu Picchu

Filed under: — Laurenz @ 4:09 pm

A few days ago I had the privilege to see Machu-Picchu (Peru) and I burned lots of film!
One piece of advice: the light is truly magical around sunrise.
Also, there are hardly any tourists - the big buses arrive aeround 10 am.
So, I’d recommend to be in Aguas Calientes the day before visiting the ruins, taking the bus at 5:30 am. Even before sunrise, the sky was remarkably bright and I could easiliy take picture with my 50 mm lens (1:1.4) and shortly after with the normal zoom (Minolta 24-85).

Laurenz
PS: when I left the site, two Viszcachas were sitting on the main entrance, but none of the tours saw them! Watch out for little humming birds as well!

August 21, 2004

Greetings from Machu Picchu

Filed under: — Laurenz @ 9:04 pm

Whoever is following this photolog: Im currently in Aguas Calientes, the village next to Machu Picchu. New photos will be posted once I come back from Peru - but possibly Ill also add some personal impressions…

Laurenz

August 5, 2004

Gate

Filed under: — site admin @ 3:01 pm



Seen in Meknes, Morocco.

August 4, 2004

Agaves

Filed under: — site admin @ 10:44 pm

Torremolinos
Agave plants in Torremolinos (Southern Spain)

August 3, 2004

Winter in Wiesbaden

Filed under: — site admin @ 7:23 am

It’s quite hot now, so here’s a shot from cooler times.
You find more photos from Germany over at the main site.

Snow and ice in a park in Wiesbaden, Germany

August 1, 2004

Near Wuhan

Filed under: — site admin @ 7:31 am


When approaching Wuhan, it seemed that water was everywhere - after all, lotos roots are a local delicacy…



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