EXPLOITATION OR SURVIVAL: PERU’S CHILDREN WORKING THE STREETS

Handing over my hard-earned Sol, just to take a picture, I realized I was contributing to the exploitation of young children.   Mothers, their children and baby llamas are dressed in brightly colored traditional Peruvian costumes, standing on the street corners of Peru waiting for a tourist to provide them with their next meal.  Sometimes they […]

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Llamas Llamas Everywhere; Machu Picchu

Visiting Machu Picchu I had hoped to see some wildlife while walking the trail up to the Sun Gate.  I didn’t realize that Llamas were domestic when visiting the Machu Picchu site, so I was able to see plenty of Llamas. Not only did I see them I was able to pet a Llama!  Our […]

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