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Fishing Boats on Lake Titicaca

By handlerstudio  
This will be the last group of photos from Peru. They are all of Lake Titicaca (a name that makes many children laugh) We did not see a single pleasure boat on the lake. No money. These are all boats used for fishing. The lake, in the constant bright hard sunshine looks impossibly deep blue. This image is from Tequile Island, a 500 foot tall island in the middle of the lake, rising to over 13,000 feet above sea level. V2 and V3 are other views from Tequile. In V3, the white in the background is not clouds, it is the Cordillera of Bolivia. V4-7 are images of the marshes of the lake. And, finally V8 is a ship that was brought to the lake in the late 1800's piece by piece and assembled in place (remember, this lake is at 12,600 feet). Used to be coal powered, now oil. So ends this long series of photos. Thank you all for allowing me to share these with you. A beautiful and poor country, and the birthplace of my daughter, Gabby.


Tags: Photo journalism Landscape and travel Wildlife and nature

Voters: S_Psharma, johnke, ColleenA and 12 more

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S_Psharma 4 1 India
18 Apr 2013 5:12AM
Well captured and nicely composed picture.

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johnke 3 223 15
18 Apr 2013 5:24AM
Sorry its the last set as its been very interesting. I believe this is the highest lake above sea level in the world???...John
Indeed, it is the highest navigable lake in the world.

ColleenA Plus
4 319 4 Australia
18 Apr 2013 5:37AM
Well Peter I have so enjoyed sharing these wonderful images with you. Peru has now been inked in to my bucket list. Another great set of images. Thank youGrinGrin
Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
18 Apr 2013 6:05AM
Some stunning images Peter !! Thanx for sharing this amazing trip with us Smile
widtink 4 406 2 Scotland
18 Apr 2013 8:38AM
Nice series Peter i've enjoyed it Grin

Chinga Plus
5 3 1 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2013 9:48AM
V1, V3 and V7 are my favorites! Wonderful takes Peter! Grin
Sue_R 10 11 6 Scotland
19 Apr 2013 7:06PM
The sparkling water in V1 looks really inviting, but the sun on the grasses in V7 makes that one my favourite.

Sue Smile
Rasoul 3 1 Iran, Islamic Republic Of
9 May 2013 12:01PM
you know ! i am a seaman

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