Peru Photos


Looking across the Ausengate bofedale after the storm cleared

AUS7Edwin and CAUSE students above the Ausengate site along the InterOceanic Highway

AUS6 Climbing down to the Ausengate site on May 18th

AUS1Andrew and Lydia collecting samples in the Ausengate bofedale

AMP22Andy collecting GPS points in the Ampatuni bofedale

AMP23Mike giving instructions on water sampling

AMP20Denice setting up the first methane chamber

AMP21Looking south along the Ampatuni bofedale

20160516_162249Losing daylight in the Ampatuni bofedale

AUS2Taking a break to sample spring water while climbing out of the Ausengate bofedale

AUS3Looking across the Ausengate bofedale after the storm cleared

AUS4Mike and CAUSE students about to leave Ausengate bofedale

AUS8Collecting water samples in the Ausengate bofedale


Celebrating a successful day of fieldwork

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERASampling glacial meltwater flowing into a bofedale

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAWalking upstream at Ausengate

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAFlying the Penn State colors

AUS9Taking water quality measurements from glacial meltwater

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERASampling team posing with their methane chambers

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAAlpaca at the edge of the Ausengate bofedale

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAAndrew enjoying the view of the glaciers while the sun was shining

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA15,500 ft……all down hill from here

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERASun shining at head of Ausengate bofedale

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERABrandon, Alyssa, Amanda, and Austin along the InterOceanic highway

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAGlacier about to breakaway

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAIzzy and Lydia heading down to the Ausengate bofedale

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAGlaciers above Ausengate bofedale

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAAmanda and Cecilia finishing up sampling

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERASun breaking out over Ampatuni bofedale

AMP5Andy leaping over the stream after collecting water samples

AMP6Denice following students down to Ampatuni bofedale

AMP2Cecilia hiking out of Ampatuni

AMP3Looking north in the Ampatuni bofedale

AMP8Leaving Benito’s home and starting our first day of sampling

AMP11Sharing potatoes and cheese with Benito

AMP10Sara heading up the hill for lunch

AMP12Brandon, Denice, and Izzy hiking down for and afternoon of sampling

AMP13Brandon, Amanda, and Izzy setting up their methane chamber

AMP7Sara and Alyssa walking down for our first day of sampling

AMP1Andy, Cecilia, and Austin collecting water samples

TAH4On the way to Ocongate

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAOur extended Cuyuni family

TAH5Following the Cuyuni on a tour of their community

TAH3Andy and Sara getting vials ready for our 1st day in the field

TAH2Tour of the Cuyuni Village

TAH1Begining of our Cuyuni tour

CUSCO2Scavenger hunt in Cusco market

TAH6Cuyuni ceremony with Alpaca

TAH7Welcome to Ocongate!

DSC3815On our tour of Machu Picchu

_DSC3782Edwin explaining how perfectly cut giant rocks ended up on the mountain (hint: not UFOs)

DSC_2154Extended Machu Picchu hiking

DSC_2219Dan waiting for the clouds to lift

IMG_6037Terraces at Machu Picchu

IMG_6043A little foggy during our Machu Picchu tour

_DSC3849A quick break for pictures after Edwin’s tour

DSC_2103Terraces near the entrance to Machu Picchu

DSC_2136Brandon grabbing a picture during the tour

IMG_790930 seconds unattended and it’s group selfie time

DSC_2138A view of the mountains from Machu Picchu

DSC_2107Andy heading back from the summit

20160513_092305Izzy, Sonia, and Dan during our Machu Picchu tour

20160513_140834Austin, Dan, Andy, and Amanda at the Incan Bridge

DSC3870Austin about to give a meteorology lecture

DSC3900Team Geosciences

DSC3901Izzy explaining how much she loves MatSci through interpretative dance

DSC_2183Andy at the summit of Machu Picchu Mountain

DSC_2180Alyssa at the summit of Machu Picchu Mountain

IMG_6055Lydia during our tour of Machu Picchu DSC_2124Amanda during our Machu Picchu tour

DSC_2120Andrew during our Machu Picchu tour

DSC_2118Brandon in a Meteorology Department approved poncho

DSC_2072Welcome to Machu Picchu

thumb_IMG_4539_1024On the way to Machu Picchu mountain

IMG_6012Edwin herding guinea pigs

Miraflores, Lima, Peru

Miraflores District, Lima, Peru

Lima_Coast2Netted cliffs in Miraflores

Lima_Hotel4Testing the 360 camera…..8/12


Hotel Senorial, Lima, Peru

Lima_Hotel5Denice asking for a Spanish lesson

_DSC3723Making friends after lunch

_DSC3732The view from our outdoor lunch table

_DSC3738The main attraction

_DSC3759Our guide, Edwin, giving the history of Ollantaytambo

_DSC3768Edwin giving the history of the valley

thumb_20160512_173100_1024Ollantaytambo at sunset May 12th