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Traveling and Portraits in Peru: Part 2

by Robert Kittilson | 9 April 2010 7 Comments

This is the Second installment of Traveling and Portraits in Peru and again we meet great “5 minute friends” and wonderful long term buddys. Looking at all of these photos brings back good memories and helps cement them in my brain for a little while longer. Please feel free to do the same. Enjoy.
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Crazy snake and turtle and lizard sauce guy, in Chiclayo Lambayeque Peru.

Crazy snake and turtle and lizard sauce guy, in Chiclayo Lambayeque Peru.

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Teo, our guide to the Gocta waterfall, outside of Chachapoyas Amazonas Peru.

Teo, our guide to the Gocta waterfall, outside of Chachapoyas Amazonas Peru.

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Two very well paid and well placed children ready for a photo. Cost S/.2 (60 cents.)

Two very well paid and well placed children ready for a photo. Cost S/.2 (60 cents.)


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Passing a donkey driver going the other direction on the Santa Cruz trek, Huaraz Peru.

Passing a donkey driver going the other direction on the Santa Cruz trek, Huaraz Peru.


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Flor, our good friend and waterfall search buddy in Celendín Peru.

Flor, our good friend and waterfall search buddy in Celendín Peru.


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Volcón, Washi's driver in his quest for mayor of Ollantaytambo Cusco Peru.

Volcón, Washi's driver in his quest for mayor of Ollantaytambo Cusco Peru.


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Baker in Piasc Peru, chilling.

Baker in Piasc Peru, chilling.


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Eddie, Washi's brother laughs as he gets more and more paint everywhere.

Eddie, Washi's brother laughs as he gets more and more paint everywhere.


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Hayde Bracamonte Flores was a very kind and helpful person who has the stern look of a hardened book keeper, Huanchaco Peru.

Hayde Bracamonte Flores was a very kind and helpful person who has the stern look of a hardened book keeper, Huanchaco Peru.


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Unknown tailor in the market in Arequipa Peru.

Unknown tailor in the market in Arequipa Peru.


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Pablo poses with tough face for two tourist that "must be lost."

Pablo poses with tough face for two tourist that "must be lost."


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A young boy on one of the Islands of Eros in Lake Titikaka, outside of Puno Peru.

A young boy on one of the Islands of Eros in Lake Titikaka, outside of Puno Peru.


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A bus driver who I got to know in the 35 minute ride of terror from Urubamba to Pisac.

A bus driver who I got to know in the 35 minute ride of terror from Urubamba to Pisac.


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Thank you for visiting this Photo Essay and please comment if you enjoyed it.
Cheers,
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Written by Robert Kittilson

I am an Ex-Bike Messenger turned freelance photographer that loves: Bicycles, Fútbol and Beer or any food that tastes good. See all posts by

7 Comments »

  • Fida said:

    Fabulous photos! Unfortunately, they don’t make me remember Peru ;) But they sure make me want to go to Peru! What wonderful travel souvenirs!

  • Karen said:

    awesome photos. I visited peru a couple of years ago and loved the people there, these portraits are really captivating!

  • Jessie Kwak said:

    Thanks for the kind words! Rob really does have a knack for getting people on film.

    I guess I mean on pixels….

  • Margaret said:

    What a great idea! Love the portraits!

  • James said:

    awesome photos, Peru is a country with great variety of cultures and visit Cusco is the best.

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