Lake Titicaca is one of the highest lake in the world. It locates in Andes Mountains on the border of Peru and Bolivia. Visiting town Puno and floating island Uros in Peruvian water of the lake was one of the greatest highlight of my trip to Peru. I was amazed by the fact that Uru people can live on the islands made out of reeds. Actually, the whole existence of Uro residents depends on reeds and water in the lake. Life is very tough there, but I found locals full of life, smiles, and just mind-blowing colors. The high altitude( 3800 m) made me a little sick in Puno, but visiting the place worths a little struggle.
Peru in April is gorgeous. The landscapes can be compared with Alps mountains in Switzerland, but I think , they are even better, sort of pristine. The scenery in Switzerland are sort of obstructed with all those civilization inventions: wires, cables, towers of all kind. I know we all need them, and I can Photoshop them away of my picture, but being in Peru let me appreciate that unspoiled, absolutely clean and fresh landscapes. My original album is huge, and I really had a difficult time to keep myself restrained of placing here 200 landscapes: they all worth to be selected.
I can find fascinating textures practically in everything and everywhere. Just look at the usual object with a new angle, new perspective, in a new light, and slightly or dramatically changed dimensions. Everything starts to appear as new and exciting, much entertaining to the eye and the sole. Here is me, browsing in a neighborhood.
I have my constant hunt for different type of texture around me. I have to admit the beautiful finds can be everywhere: we just have to start looking at the objects around us slightly different. It’s easy when you are on vacation,and your mind is not preoccupied with all the noise, and your eye is constantly obstructed with just “wanted” objects. Here, I went on the free hunt and found a few interesting and exciting textures.
The whole experience was a big fun: just seeing those awesome skylines created by the Fort walls, the landscapes, the water and the sky, the colors of the Amber Fort was a great visual entertainment.The elephants need the special attention. I shot a ton of pictures of them and noticed that, actually the elephants don’t look absolutely the same. I even took a picture of the elephant behind from the top while I was on the elephant – have you ever seen their skin and hair up close?
The Amber Fort on its own deserves the special album, and I did post more picture of that architectural masterpiece on my blog earlier.