A photo essay tour of Isla del Sol on Lake Titicaca in Bolivia. These pictures were taken from a day hike across the island during our Bolivia travels.
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No Bolivia travel adventure is complete without a visit to Isla del Sol on Lake Titicaca, the mythical birthplace of the Inca people.
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 […]
This photo was taking from our boat as we were approaching Taquile Island on the Peru side of Lake Titicaca.
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 […]
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 […]