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12 viewsVarious boats await the children of Puno, the major tourist stop on the Peru side of Lake Titicaca.
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12 viewsUros, a floating island (or rather a series of them) using native reeds. The Aymara people first started building them to avoid the aggressive Incans.
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12 viewsA little girl watches as we arrive.
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11 viewsA local woman works on stitching blankets to sell to us while their chief explains how the islands are built.
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11 viewsAn overhead view of Apu Kontiki
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10 viewsThe island of Apu Kontiki's chief shows us how the floating islands work.
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10 viewsA little girl sits by the family car.
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10 viewsA view of one of the homes.
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10 viewsFolding time.
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10 viewsA trout farm.
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10 viewsJust a cool looking hut.
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10 viewsNow we arrive on the Bolivian side of Lake Titicaca. From Copacabana, Ty and I walked the 17km to the end of the peninsula for a boat to Isla del Sol.
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10 viewsDucks skidding across the water.
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9 viewsAnd a panoramic view of our little island.
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9 viewsYou can see how many small 'towns' make up this floating city.
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9 viewsA man feeds the fish.
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9 viewsTwo boys pop in for candy at the local corner store.
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9 viewsCountry roads, take me to Isla del Sol...
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8 viewsOn the second floor of the bus? No problem. Streetside vendors are ready for anything.
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8 viewsComing up on a natural cul-de-sac that was home to a really cool town: Contiticachi
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