Jul 10 2010
Wayqecha is Amazon Conservation's field station located in the Kosñipata Valley in the department of Cusco, Peru. It's 3,000 meters above sea level in the cloud forest on the eastern slopes of the Andes above the Amazon lowlands.
Mornings in the valley can be clear before clouds roll in around midday.
Bromeliads on overgrown branches.
Dense vegetation on steep hillsides.
Begonia finding light under the dense canopy.
Trunks and branches covered in moss.
Red flowers of a fuchsia.
Bromeliad looking out over the valley.
Bromeliad camoflaged in fern.
One more bromeliad.
Small peperomia in the moss.
Begonia flowering at the bottom of the valley.
Scenery on the way back to Cusco.