i still haven't really looked through my photos from my trek to colca canyon, but i have imported them onto my computer. working backwards, this was one of the last photos i took on my final day. i had already exhausted three camera batteries, mainly by taking long exposure night shots, so i had to resort to my backup camera. after spending the early hours ascending 1km we stopped in this small town for a few minutes. the town clearly catered for tourists and it had colourful llamas and tamed eagles for people to have photos with. maybe i'm affected by my animal volunteering experience
but for me it's a fine line between exploiting an eagle on string and a dancing bear. and bears
aren't for dancing. instead i had a colca sour - an even sourer pisco sour made with cactus fruit - and quietly judged.
here's the original