Lake Titicaca and A Day in Puno, Peru

Lake Titicaca Floating Islands Panoramic

Puno is a small town in the South of Peru bordered by Lake Titicaca, the world’s highest navigable body of water, and it is alive with bright colors, friendly people, and beautiful artisan work! Neon pom poms line boat windows and shops are filled with handmade alpaca winter accessories. The man-made floating reed islands can by spotted from the shoreline and tourists from all over the world visit to get a taste of the island traditions.

The End of Summer School

With the end of summer in Peru inching closer and closer I find myself humming, “In the summertime… in the summertime… in the summertime…” (the only phrase of The Kinks song I remember, see below for reference) repeatedly like an old record player. The end of summer also means the end of the World Culture…