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Floating hay stack... mysterious burial towers

May 18th 2006
Spending two nights in Puno we took the time to visit the Uros floating Islands . A lot of people refer to this as a tourist trap but the way I see it they are welcoming us on to their home and you can't blame them for earning a living by selling their beautiful inexpensive crafts to tourist. While on one of the islands I picked up six small flutes for a whopping two dollars. An enjoyab ... read more
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Peruvian Flag Ancient Peru was the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations, most notably that of the Incas whose empire was captured by the Spanish conquistadors in 1533. Peruvian independence was declared in 1821, and remaining Spanish forces defeated in 1... ... read more
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