Worldview: Peru Daily Life

Photos by Rodrigo Abd

For today’s installment of AP’s Daily Life series, we feature the South American country of Peru and the work of Pulitzer Prize winning photographer Rodrigo Abd.

Rodrigo was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and is a staff photographer for the Associated Press currently based in Lima, Peru. 

Abd, along with fellow AP photographers, Manu Brabo, Khalil Hamra, and Muhammed Muheisen, were awarded the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography for his gripping work covering the Syrian civil war.  

The following photos are a selection from Rodrigo Abd’s remarkable coverage of daily life in Peru. 


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Lead Image Caption: A Peruvian dressed as Inca ruler Manco Capac, a mythological figure also known as the “Only Son of the Sun God Inti,” stands in front of the famous wall that contains the stone of twelve angles on Hatunrumiyoc street, in Cuzco, Peru, Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. The wall crafted by Inca masons, feature precisely cut and shaped stones closely fitted without the use of clay or mud. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)


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