Puno and the Uros Islands

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Juilius and Lea whom I met in Ica and met up with in Arequipa and Puno. We decided to do the Islands together
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Straw houses built on reeds
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Boats built of reeds and thousands of empty plastic bottles

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Show and tell for the tourists

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Note the solar power
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They live off fishing and the sale of theit hand made handcrafts

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Lake Titicaca, the highest lake in the World.
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Happy reunion of friends…. worth a bottle of wine… our last evening together

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Lea was taking the picture

COPACABANA (Bolivia)

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Lake titicaca, the highest lake in the world at nearly 4000 meter altitude. The air is thin
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The church has a huge place in Bolivian life. Here the Franciscan priest blessing someone, and everyone running towards him to “get some too”
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Trout is the daily treat

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On the way to Isla del Sol with my new found American friends
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Cooooold!

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Not putting on a show, they dress and live like this.
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Keeping busy
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Crazy about stones

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View from Isla Del Sol, quite a hike in the thin air.

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Are you looking at me?
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Let me eat in peace, will you?

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Triana Ā playing mum