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Travel Photo – Sunset at Isla del Sol, Bolivia

The best of Bolivia After a full day of hiking from the north part of Isla del Sol island to the south, we took a rest at a restaurant with an amazing view of Lake Titicaca.  The hours passed and the sun began to hide behind the horizon.  The sunset slowly revealed some amazing colors […]

Child Labor

Photo of the Day: Five Year Old Sales Girl in Peru

Hard working children from Guatemala Taquile is an island on the Peruvian side of Lake Titicaca 45 km offshore from the city of Puno. About 1,700 people live on the island. The people from Taquile (Taquileños) are well known for their fine handwoven textiles and clothing. These are reputed as among the highest-quality handicrafts in […]

Tequila Island on Lake Titicaca

Photo of the Day: Shepherd at Taquile Island, Peru

Taquileños are known for their fine handwoven textiles and clothing, which are regarded as among the highest-quality handicrafts in Peru. Everyone on the island – children, women, and men – spins and weaves. Taquileans also are known for having created an innovative, community-controlled tourism model, offering homestays, transportation, and restaurants to tourists. Taquileans have lost […]

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