Day: April 21, 2014

Bulls
Bulls on the rooftops in the Sacred Valley bring good luck and fertility to the households. For a superb explanation of this custom and some wonderful photos I recommend Pucara and the cult of the Peruvian roof ornament from the blog notesfromcamelidcountry.

Asklepios i

The statue of Asklepios, the god of medicine, from The Vatican Museum in Rome. Round his staff is entwined a serpent, the symbol of medicine to this day.

Moray

The perfectly circular 13th century Incan agricultural terraces at Moray in the Sacred Valley, which we visited on our Peruvian adventure last June.

Two very different interpretations of Ailsa’s Weekly Travel Theme:Round