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Taquile climbers beat me up to the restaurant on Taquile Island  
   

Taquile climbers beat me up to the restaurant on Taquile Island

Looking at this poor woman bent over, carrying her load, made me more appreciative of the hard work of women in these cultures.
ADVENTURES IN PERU DAY 8 LAKE TITICACA AND TAQUILE ISLAND

October 14th 2018
Waking up on Amantani with an early morning run down the stairs, in the cold (35 degrees) morning, across the courtyard, grabbing a bucket of water to flush to the outdoor toilet, washing my hands in the outdoor faucet was enough to wake me up. It was dawn and I ran back up and grabbed my camera to photograph the beautiful sunrise over Lake Titicaca. Since I was unable to photograph the fam ... 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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