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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Blossoms

_MG_2281 This week's travel theme from Ailsa is BLOSSOMS so I've included a selection of flowering  blooms from Kongo's recent trip to Peru and Ecuador.  Above, a flowering tree in the Galapagos Islands.


Cusco, Peru


Flowering wild orchids above Machu Picchu


Sunflowers on the trail to the Sun Gate above Machu Picchu.


Machu Picchu


Sunflowers along the Rio Vilcanota near Ollantaytambo, Peru. This eventually joins other waters and becomes the Amazon River.

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7 Comments on Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Blossoms

  1. Gorgeous!


  2. Wow, I really like that one flower in Machu Picchu! When I was there, I didn’t see any flowers in bloom.


    • Flowers were blooming all over while we were there two weeks ago. I didn’t realize how much of a jungle the place was so high up! What time of year were you there?


      • suneuys // May 16, 2014 at 12:05 pm //

        We were the over December. Either I just wasn’t looking for flowers or the flowers are seasonal:) We were there on a very misty, rainy day.


      • There were plenty of flowers blooming during our visit and the weather was perfect. We were so happy about that since (as you know) the weather can change there very, very quickly.


  3. A superb gallery of photos. Flowers and Machu Picchu – what a sensational combination. Perhaps I missed them on our visit there last June, but the orchids and blossoms en route along the Salkantay Trail were very much in evidence. Thanks for sharing your wonderful pictures 🙂


  4. Blossoms in Peru? Lovely.


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