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I Was Here!

I am sure that every traveler has taken at least one I Was Here! photo of him/herself – a Postcard-photo. Years ago, a traveler had to go to a post office to mail a postcard with a view of a visited place. In the era of digital photography, cellphone cameras, and Internet, especially with Wi-Fi available at any hotel and …

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Portraits of Peru: A Continued Story

This is the second part of Street Portraits of Peru photo series. The portraits photographed at Aguas Calientes, Ollantaytambo, Puno, Sillustani, Taquile Island, and Uros floating island of Lake Titicaca in March 2013 during a trip to South America. Follow these links to see more photos from Chile and Peru. Click on image to view full size.

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Colorful Peru: Puno and Lake Titicaca

During my Peruvian part of the South American trip I visited Puno, a city in southeastern Peru, located on the shore of Lake Titicaca. By volume of water, Lake Titicaca is the largest lake on the continent. It is often called the highest navigable lake in the world, with a surface elevation of 3,812 m (12,507 ft). Within four-days/three-nights stay …

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