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Isla del Sol

Isla Del Sol, Bolivia | Stock Image Gallery 1

Isla del Sol, or Island of the Sun, is an island in the southern reaches of Lake Titicaca, South America’s largest lake. The Inca believed that the sun was created here. Home to about 800 families who subsist primarily from farming, fishing and tourism revenue, the rocky and hilly island has no motor vehicles or paved roads. Part of present-day…
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Quinoa, in the Raw

For those of you curious to know what quinoa, this decade’s “superfood” and “miracle grain” looks like prior to its…

Isla del Sol (Pic du Jour)

The harsh, rocky spine of Isla del Sol on Lake Titicaca in Bolivia. I posted about my favorite island on the planet previously here and here. As it turns out, the path here can be likened to my website move and redesign, which has been everything but seamless. I'm now shooting for the end of this week. Wish me luck. :)
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Out of the Office, Near Where the Sun and Moon Were Created

24-Apr-2013, La Paz - I'm heading to Copacabana this morning. Not the beach in Rio de Janeiro, but the original Copacabana, the town on the southern shore of Lake Titicaca which lent its name to the beach in Rio. It's also the gateway to Isla del Sol, the largest island on South America's largest lake, where the Inca believed the sun and moon were…
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