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Blue Waters Of Titicaca ...

Lake Titicaca is the world's highest lake navigable to large vessels, lying at 12,500 feet (3,810 m) above sea level in the Andes Mountains of South America, astride the border between Peru to the west and Bolivia to the east. Titicaca is the second largest lake of South America (after Maracaibo). The remnants of an ancient people, the Uru, still live on floating mats of dried totora (a reedlike papyrus that grows in dense brakes in the marshy shallows) on floatings islands of Uro which are about 17. From the totora, the Uru and other lake dwellers make their famed balsas--boats fashioned of bundles of dried reeds lashed together that resemble the crescent-shaped papyrus craft pictured on ancient Egyptian monuments.

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Fabienne03-Aug-2007 21:06
Un paysage magnifique et la composition est très bien imaginée.
Guest 30-Jun-2007 11:46
Very romantic image. Vote.
Eric Carrčre30-Jun-2007 07:30
Excellent photo work Eldar, V.
QUERIDO30-Jun-2007 05:56
Excellent shot,vote
Paco López30-Jun-2007 05:49
Very beautiful place, Eldar!! Good shot! v!