Písac is a Peruvian village in the Sacred Valley on the Urubamba River. The village is well-known for its market every Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday, an event which attracts visitors from nearby Cusco. One of its more notable features is a large pisonay tree which dominates the central plaza.
I took this shot in the Pisac market. Mothers carrying their children on their backs is a custom which can be observed from the Americas to Africa and the Far East.
Scanned from slide, cropped, increased shaprness & contrast.
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- Copyright: Erdem Kutukoglu (Suppiluliuma) (3863)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 1998-04-00
- Categories: Daily Life
- Camera: Canon 1000FN, Canon EF 75-300 mm f/4-5.6 III USM, Elite 200 Kodak ED2
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- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2010-08-08 23:18
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