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Traditional Clothing in the Lake Titicaca

Local people around the Lake Titicaca master the art of weaving as it is an ancient tradition which still plays an important role in the culture of these people. As you walk around either Taquile, the Uros floating islands or … Continue reading

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Llachon: a village on Titicaca’s shore

Paqarincama. That is the only Quechua word I know even so far, and that would not be enough to speak with the people of LLachon. Llachon is a Quechuan pretty little village community on the Peninsula of Capachica on the Lake … Continue reading

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Toward one corner of Lake Titicaca

After six hours of leaving Cusco, the bus arrives in Juliaca at about 5:30 in the morning. It is a bustling commercial city  located 45 km north of Puno, the popular launching port for the Lake Titicaca. It seems that … Continue reading

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