Jeff Heimsath@jeffheimsath

photo editor and account manager @natgeotravel

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Jeff Heimsath

Skulls from Día de las Ñatitas.


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Ñatitas sit on display in Bolivia’s Cementerio General in La Paz, Bolivia. Ñatitas are human skulls that are believed to have protective powers. Follow the link in my bio to learn more in the story I shot for @natgeotravel.


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Slide Lake


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Exploring a creek in the North Cascades


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Smoke from surrounding wildfires hangs over the Salish Sea.


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The Apurímac River cuts through the Andes Mountains near Quehue, Peru. Follow the link in my bio to learn more in the story I worked on for @natgeotravel.


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A young ceremony participant rests while the ropes for the new bridge are pulled tight across the river. The Q’eswachaka bridge is rebuilt annually and is the last remaining Inca suspension bridge. Follow the link in my bio to learn more in the story I worked on for @natgeotravel.


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Quechua women sit at the top of the canyon and twist ichu grass into rope. During the ceremony, women are not permitted to go down the canyon near the bridge because it is considered bad luck. Follow the link in my bio to learn more in the story I worked on for @natgeotravel.


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Last year’s bridge falls into the Apurímac River after being cut from its anchor points. The Q’eswachaka bridge is rebuilt annually and is the last remaining Inca suspension bridge. Follow the link in my bio to learn more in the story I worked on for @natgeotravel.


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Participants carry thick ropes that were braided from ichu grass down the canyon to build the Q’eswachaka bridge. The bridge is rebuilt annually and is the last remaining Inca suspension bridge. Follow the link in my bio to learn more in the story I worked on for @natgeotravel.


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The Q’eswachaka bridge is the last remaining Inca suspension bridge. Follow the link in my bio to learn more in the story I worked on for @natgeotravel.


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