Photographer's Note

The fertile valley of Arequipa. The city itself can be seen in the distance.
The city is built with white volcanic rock called "sillar" that originate in the huge volcanoes in the background.
On the right side is "El Misti" at 5822m, on the left is "Nevado Chachani" at 6057m

from Wikipedia:
Arequipa is a city in southern Peru and the nation's second-largest city. It is also the capital of the Arequipa Region and the Arequipa Province. The city stands at the foot of the snow-capped volcano El Misti, in the highlands. Arequipa has many fine colonial-era Spanish buildings built of sillar, a pearly white volcanic rock used extensively in the construction of the city, from which it gets its nickname La Ciudad Blanca ("the white city"). The city is located at an altitude of 2,380 meters (7740 feet) above sea level, in the Peruvian Andes.

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