These ruins are situated outside the city of Chincha, a medium-sized city near Pisco, in Peru.
This photograph was taken approximately 3 1/2 months after the August 15 2007 earthquake that devastated this part of the Peru.
Artist proceeds from internet sales of cards and prints of this image prior to 30th June 2008 will be donated to:
Hands On Disaster Response
… a volunteer-driven, non-profit organisation, dedicated to timely disaster response and relief. They strive to provide hands-on relief to survivors of natural disasters with maximum speed and minimum bureaucracy. Their focus is on applying volunteer resources and expertise to disaster-affected communities around the world. This image was taken while the artist was working on location with them in Pisco, Paracas and Ica in the aftermath of the August 2007 Earthquake.