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Le lac Titicaca et ses iles - Lake Titicaca and its islands

June 1st 2008
Le Lac Titicaca est le lac navigable le plus haut du monde (3800 metres). Le nom vient du Quechua (langue inca) qui signifie "Le Rocher au Puma" du a sa population de pumas autour(aujourd┬┤hui rares). On y trouve plusieurs iles dont les habitants ont su garder leurs traditions. Certaines remontent a une periode pre-inca, ce qui est admirable si elles persistent aujourd┬┤hui. Les iles sont separees ... read more
South America » Peru » Puno » Lake Titicaca » Taquile Island

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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