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Bolivian Kids...

By forilion  
Nestled along the mountainous border of Bolivia and Peru at 3,820 meters (12,530 feet), Lake Titicaca— is one of the highest navigable lakes in the world.

Centuries ago the small indigenous Uros tribe conceived of the islands as a way to isolate and protect themselves from rival tribes, the Collas and the Incas.

The Uros people harvested the reeds in the shallows of the lake, bundled them together tightly and built floating island platforms complete with reed houses and canoes.

Their lives have been intertwined with the totora reed ever since

Tags: Photo journalism South america Bolivia Landscape and travel Portraits and people

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25 Feb 2007 1:06PM
Lovely & very expressive.
summ3r 15 26 1 United Kingdom
25 Feb 2007 1:51PM
lovely colours and expressions

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