Monday, July 29, 2013

Monday July 29, 2013 Turi

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Monday July 29, 2013 
Here is the other half of the pics from yesterday when I did a long walk up Solano, right up to Turi.

Hope you enjoy the photos.  That was the day's excitement,   Cheers, Al 

 
Looking right up Solano to Immaculate Conception


These clouds look like there is a volcano behind our place

Hmm, is that Donkey??  Where's Shrek??

A TAME prop plane coming in over Cuenca

Inside the Mirador De Turi church

and the view up the left

Statue on the mountain left of the church

This kid was squealing with delight

View of the church overlooking Cuenca

and a broader view

Another statue on the mountain

View from the mountain

Beautiful mirrors for sale in a gift shop on the mountain

Residence with a view

View from near the statue

Beatific view

form a different angle to the church

Higher up, a view of the church and the Inca terraces behind

Favourite view of Turi and Cuenca

Another view to Cuenc

Looking up to the statue

Another statue.  Jesus??

Statue of a priest is very lifelike

I liked the eclectiveness of this pssage

Nice view of the steeple

Pretty teen

View from the back of the church

A jet now departing the airport

Pretty coloured leaves

Gorgeous flowers

Baby-bottle-brush plant ??

A look back on my descent

This horse came outside the fence, next to the road

The owner did not seem concerned

Lovely section of the Yanuncay

Veal on the hoof, very healthy

Sunday July 28, 2013 To Turi

All work is COPYRIGHT protected and may not be used in any way without purchase, or without my permission.
I certainly hope you enjoy my work which is displayed here, perfect or not.   Comments are graciously accepted.
NOTE that you may click on any photo for an ENLARGED VIEW.
You may see other of my artworks for sale at http://saccc05.tripod.com/

Sunday July 28, 2013 
I did a long walk up Solano, right up to Turi.  Half of the pics today, half tomorrow.
Sorry again that Google has fouled up the order.

Hope you enjoy the photos.  That was the day's excitement,   Cheers, Al  

Looking north on Solano towards El Centro

Tres Puentes (3 bridges)

Looking west

Looking north

Looking south to Turi.  I walked up there.

Looking west on the Yanuncay

A nativity scene in a park south of Tres Puentes

The beauty of Turi overlooks Cuenca from the south

I am between 24 De Mayo and the Autopista here

Looking back northwest

Turi again getting closer

From Solano, Turi church on the left, Carmen church on the right

Turi is such a beacon on that saddle in the mountain

Climbing from the Autopista

439 steps to get to Turi

Looking back to Cuenca

Moving higher

Higher yet

Gorgeous views as we get above the trees

Looking between the trees to Immaculate Conception

The city spreads before us

A little sunshine on El Centro

Amazing paving stone installation along Solano

Cuenca means "basin"

Indigenous lady with a sickle, probably getting grass for guinea pigs

Moving up to step #1

Beautiful by day, more impressive at night

Indigenous family enjoying the views 

This is one of the views

An adjacent mountain has Inca terraces 

This old gal is gathering firewood barefoot

Another view of the Inca terraces

Another couple trudging up the road

Parroquia De Notra Senora Del Carmen

Impressive church on 10 de Agosto

View south from Sra Del Carmen to Turi

View north from Sra Del Carmen to El Centro

Back garden of the church

Tres Puentes again