Tag : Taquile Island

Panoramas of South America

The first trip to South America was different from other international trips in many ways. The most important change was made to my photo equipment. I had to leave my “big-n-black” Nikon D-SLR gear at home, and took with me a “little-n-black” compact camera Leica D-Lux 6. Overall, I was satisfied with Leica’s performance during entire travel. It is a …

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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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