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A storm over the lake at sunset  

A storm over the lake at sunset

Lake Titicaca: and into Peru

December 5th 2011
At the disgusting hour of 7am, David (Pablo´s mate) and I turned up in the city centre to meet one of his friends, Juan (who used to volunteer at the orphanage) and two French girls who are living in La Paz. The guys like to visit the kids every couple of weeks and take them stuff, and today it was blankets and toothpaste. We got into a mini-bus taxi (possibly the most environmentally unfriendly ... 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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