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
South America » Peru » Puno 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
Dutch summer is coming to a close while we enjoy our last days of hopefully sunny days (weather is extremely moody here) before full on routine begins as our daughter begins school! Need to get our little man signed on to toddler activites, too
This November with mark the beginning of our third year living in Leiden. So far so good.
pic 2004 Sweden at Tommy & Petra's wedding
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