Sunset at Qengo (near Cusco, Peru)

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Marilyn Whiteley on May 21, 2008

Qengo is a small but interesting site near Cusco. There the Incas carved out their ceremonial spaces in the existing rock rather than bringing in the massive stones that they used so frequently for construction.

We arrived in time to see the site but too late to take pictures--except for photos of the glorious evening sky!

©junebug on May 22, 2008

Qengo sounds like a very interesting place, Marilyn. The evening sky is really marvelous and the last light of the day adds mystery to this beautiful photo. Greetings, Anne

Marilyn Whiteley on May 29, 2008

Thanks, Anne, for enjoying the evening sky with me. Greetings, Marilyn

Pepe Triton on July 27, 2008

You've managed to capture a beautiful moment. Bravo Marilyn!

Marilyn Whiteley on August 7, 2008

Thank you, Pepe. It was too late in the day to photograph the sight we had come to see, but if we had been there earlier, I would have missed this view!

► © Marilyn Kendall on November 26, 2008

Beautiful place Marilyn and a magic moment.

Cheers, Marilyn

Marilyn Whiteley on November 27, 2008

It was, Marilyn, but I could so easily have failed to notice it, feeling sad that it was getting a bit too dark to get a good view of the ancient site itself. Then I noticed that the _ real view_ was the one across the valley! Chers, Marilyn

Mig Vasq on April 14, 2010

beautiful. good job in describing your view of the picts. are you going back to take more picts?

Marilyn Whiteley on April 21, 2010

I would love to go back for more, Miguel, but China is next on our itinerary; we leave tomorrow!

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