Joe Owens of A Couple Vagabonds shares photos of children he and his girlfriend met when traveling to Angkor, Cambodia. Travel Cambodia The Angkor region of Cambodia, near Siem Reap, is home to the incredible Angkor Wat temple. The area is best known for Angkor Wat, but there are literally hundreds of other temples and […]
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At the Mundo Alpaca in Arequipa, Peru, local indigenous women practice their tradition of textile weaving. In this environment it’s for tourists to gain an understanding of the process by which alpaca wool goes through, and how its a part of the indigenous economy. This type of traditional weaving remains a major part of indigenous […]
This Mother’s Day is the first I’ve spent away from my mother during twenty-eight years my of life. I miss her very much. On a day like today, every mother should be praised for carrying a child in their womb, providing unrelenting nurturing and for the unconditional love most mothers provide. During my travels I […]
Hard working children from Guatemala Taquile is an island on the Peruvian side of Lake Titicaca 45 km offshore from the city of Puno. About 1,700 people live on the island. The people from Taquile (Taquileños) are well known for their fine handwoven textiles and clothing. These are reputed as among the highest-quality handicrafts in […]
This photos was taken near Cruz del Condor overlooking Colca Canyon near Arequipa, Peru. This little boy was very excited about his new puppy. He was struggling to keep a tight hold on the puppy but with a big smile on his face. With his parents permission I snapped this shot of him.
While hiking the Quilotoa Loop high in the Andes mountains of central Ecuador we came across Miguel’s Carpentry Shop. Here, Miguel shared a little bit of Andes culture by carving images into wood. His larger projects included hand carved head boards for your bed. Many tourists stop by, especially those touring with an agency and […]
Uros are a pre-Incan people that live on forty-two self-fashioned floating man-made islets in Lake Titicaca near Puno, Peru. They form three main groups: Uru-Chipayas, Uru-Muratos and the Uro-Iritos. The Uros use the totora plant to make boats (balsas mats) of bundled dried reeds, and to make the islands themselves. During our visit we used […]
We were in Copacabana, Bolivia during their Virgen de la Candelaria festival. As I was taking travel photos of the parade this little girl was so curious about my camera that she stepped right in front of it and I just continued snapping away.