Sunday Snapshot | The Blind Harpist | Machu Picchu

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Just outside the hustle and bustle of the crowds on their way to visit the world-renowned Machu Picchu, we spotted this blind man playing his harp in Ollantaytambo.  The music was beautiful, and the setting awe-inspiring.  Many people paused to admire his music and to give a small donation.  Only a few read his sign that said he was blind and appreciated the skill with which he played and the passion that he showed.  He was doing what he loved in the place that he loved.

 

This musician and his genuine heartfelt performance showed the true spirit of the natives that live there.  This was what we’d call the icing on top of the cake when visiting an incredible place like Machu Picchu.

 

Bio:
landon-alyssa-300-sqLandon and Alyssa sold all their “Cachi-bachi” to travel Latin America and live in another country.  The couple are fueled by their love of the culture and the thrill of exploring someplace new, camera at the ready.  Follow their adventures and catch the latest travel tips at their Uneven Sidewalks Travel Blog.

 

Meet: Dan Moore


Dan is the photographer, social media strategist and second half of the A Cruising Couple team. He has been living and traveling full-time in various countries since 2011. His award winning photography has been featured on National Geographic, CNN and New York Times Travel.

2 Comments

    • I love this photo! Landon and Alyssa did such a good job capturing the moment :)

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