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Nasca geoglyphs and the Pan American Highway, Peru
March 23, 2015

Lines in the Sand

The Pan American Highway cuts a modern path past some of Peru’s ancient Nasca lines, here captured from a Cessna by Your Shot member Cezary Filew. For Filew, the mysterious lines and figures—called geoglyphs—have been a draw since childhood. “I am scared of flying, but this time ... I had to overcome it to see what I came for.”

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Photograph by Cezary Filew, National Geographic Your Shot
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