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Lake Titicaca and the Islas Flotantes.
The boat ride out to the floating islands was pleasant and we enjoyed nice views of the lake from the boat.

img_8214-ray A village on the bus ride to Puno. Taken by Ray Woo. img_8219-ray Puno and Lake Titicaca. Taken by Ray Woo. img_8218 The Yavari steamship. She and her sister ship were hauled over the Andes piecewise by mule and assembled in Puno. img_8220 From the boat out to Islas Flotantes. img_8224 img_8233 A local rowing her reed boat. img_8236 A floating island. The entire island is made of reeds. img_8239 The reed islands are attached to these. img_8245 img_8253 The reed boat for tourists. You had to pay extra to ride on these. img_8256 img_8260 img_8262 The cat head on the tourist reed boat. img_8263 img_8265 img_8307-ray I spotted this cloud on the return trip to Cuzco and pointed it out to Ray who had his camera handy. Taken by Ray Woo. img_8308-ray