Sea view from Lima

Memories and Reflections of Lima

Arriving at Jorge Chavez Airport in Lima after my timeout in Máncora brought back memories of all those times I and my siblings had flown in and out of here as children; the sadness of the parental goodbyes quickly evaporated if you were lucky to find other friends travelling at the same time as you; then returning for the holidays, mum’s chocolate cake unlikely to survive the first sitting, the joy of greeting our two dogs, grumpy Ming and flirty Fanny, the various cats, seeing […]

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Rhino Hiding in Plain Sight

PotD: Rhino on the Streets of Barranco

Sony A7RII : f/5.6@250th : ISO 1600 : EV 0.0 : FE 55mm f/1.8 This piece of street art of a rhino was also just across the road from the hostel I was staying at in Lima’s Barranco district. I’d taken so many photos of street art on my journey that I tried hard not to add this specimen to my collection. But as I walked passed it every day I kept on thinking that with all those crazy colours it was not doing a good […]

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PotD: Cactus and Wall

Sony A7RII : f/5.6@250th : ISO 4000 : EV 0.0 : FE 55mm f/1.8 I found this wall just across the road from where I was staying in Barranco, at a point where two streets running almost parallel to each other finally came together. The green from the row of cactus and the tiny strip of grass stood out strongly against the warm wall; the red flowers from the few bougainvillea branches that had escaped from the private garden on the other side of the wall […]

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