Manu Road ecosystem, Peru, landscapes and wildlife

Laguna de Huarcapay
a short drive east from Cusco
Rio Quencomayo valley
linking Cusco with Paucartambo
near Wayqecha
around 3,000 metres
Puente Union
up the road from Cock of the Rock Lodge
Brown Capucin family
daily visitors to the bird garden at Cock of the Rock Lodge - but they always look glum and nervous, and scratch perpetually
stream at Quitacalzon bridge
Lake at Villa Carmen
Hoatzin
at Villa Carmen
Trucha 2, Villa Carmen
Shield bug (?)
at Villa Carmen
Rio Kosnipata
Atalaya Mirador
view looking north
Pillcopata
approaching across the box girder bridge
Floral bract
Chontachaca
Fresh water crab
Chontachaca
Chontachaca forest track
Fruit bunch
Chontachaca
Pillcopata store
near Rocatal
Damselfly
Rocatal
Around Rocatal
Rio Kosnipata
view downstream from my room at Paradise Manu Lodge
View east
towards Amazonia from the Virgin Mary shrine
View down Rio Union
from near Rocatal
Quetzal species
female, in the Rocatal area
stream at Pacchayoq
Approaching Wayqecha
The huge landslip
on the higher reaches of the Manu Road. We cross this with hearts in mouths!
Manu Road valley
Looking back...
...from the watershed. Back again some day...
Pisac
nestling in the Urubamba valley
Cusco
massive urban sprawl filling the valley
Sacsayhuaman
Inca site above Cusco - classic Inca foundations
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