Lake Titicaca and Isla De La Sol July 15th 2011 Lake Titicaca is the world’s largest lake at high altitude. It is vast. It shimmers in the sun for as far as the eye can see on the horizon. The waters are sapphire blue and so inviting for a swim, yet the temperature remains freezing cold.
Isla De La Sol (Island of the Sun), is the island in the middle of Titicaca that the Incas believed was where their sun god was born…which makes i ... read more
South America » Bolivia » La Paz Department » Lake Titicaca Bolivia, named after independence fighter Simon BOLIVAR, broke away from Spanish rule in 1825; much of its subsequent history has consisted of a series of nearly 200 coups and counter-coups. Comparatively democratic civilian rule was established in 1... ... read more
Have traveled/lived/worked in 35 countries, having added on Peru, Chile, Bolivia, Jamaica & Caymans in 2011. Got married while on a Fulbright teaching exchange to Turkey. I currently teach 6th grade social studies in Oregon, USA. Most summers I'm in Turkey (with time for travel to new lands), and winters in Oregon.
So why the nickname Crewton? It all began in South Korea, when students couldn't pronounce my maiden name. It sounded like Hooooton. From that, a good friend nicknamed me Crouton, and well, I'm not sure how the spelling of Crewton came about. I've been using it for ye... full info