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Lake Titicaca

Weaving Natural Resources Into Family Wealth

Suzanne Skees | Posted 03.31.2014 | Impact
Suzanne Skees

Living at such a high elevation (12,549 feet) near Juliaca in the Andes Mountains, in a climate at once subtropical and highland, they work outside from freezing dark predawn, through the harsh heat of the day.

Archaeologists Find 1,500-Year-Old Inca Treasure

Agence France Presse | | Posted 12.08.2013 | World

Gold and silver pieces as well as bones and pottery from 1,500 years ago were discovered in Lake Titicaca by underwater archaeologists, a researcher s...

Bolivia's President Celebrates Mayan 'Apocalypse' With Tradition, Ushers In Era Of Love

Posted 12.21.2012 | World

The Mayan apocalypse, predicted to take place on Dec. 21, has arrived without so much as a sputter. But while many around the world began to shutter t...

6 Extraordinary Island Hopping Adventures

Kensington Tours | Posted 09.27.2012 | Travel
Kensington Tours

Time spent exploring these often overlooked isles is guaranteed to satisfy your wanderlust, no matter how bad the itch.

Bolivia and Peru

Cher Coulter | Posted 06.08.2012 | Style
Cher Coulter

As a designer, exploring the world is vital. The people who color their world in beautiful clothing and ornaments, who live simple farmers' lives and never stop smiling, offer a dose of clarity to such a clouded westernized conscience.

Life On A Floating Peruvian Island (PHOTOS)

Molly Conley | Posted 12.26.2011 | Travel
Molly Conley

Far from the mainstream tourism circuit, dozens of islands handmade from native totoro reeds float off the Peruvian shores of Lake Titicaca.

Yes, Virginia, There Is a Lake Titicaca

Jim Noles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jim Noles

The thought of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service spending $25,000 to help convince a Peruvian fisherman not to turn Kermit la Rana into Kermit the Viagra Cocktail leaves me needing a stiff drink.

Lake Titicaca Is Full of Sh*t

Anneli Rufus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Anneli Rufus

No, really. It is. According to Peru's Environment Ministry, over 12 million cubic meters of raw sewage are dumped into Lake Titicaca every year.