Uros people by Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

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Titicaca is the highest (3,812 m) navigable lake in the world. The Uros Islands are vast floating artificial islands made from the totora reeds. There are more than 40 communities on these islands, where the Uros people live in reed huts and they fish and travel in boats woven from reeds.
Lake Titicaca, Peru, South America

Nikon D200, Nikkor 18-200 mm, 1/350 sec at f/ 5.6, ISO 100
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  • GraceNotes
    GraceNotesalmost 5 years ago

    What a wonderful mother and child portrait! Colorful clothing, beautiful faces!

  • Thanks a lot Grace, cheers!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Isa Rodriguez
    Isa Rodriguezalmost 5 years ago

    congratulations! June 18 2010

  • Many thanks Isa, much appreciated!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • RRoca
    RRocaalmost 5 years ago

    Beautiful portrait…

  • Thank you Rosa!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Rene Hales
    Rene Halesalmost 4 years ago

  • Thanks for accepting Rene!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Rosehaven
    Rosehavenalmost 4 years ago

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  • Many thanks for the feature, much appreciated!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Damienne Bingham
    Damienne Binghamover 3 years ago

    Wow that sounds fascinating, must be wonderful to see. Thanks for sharing this lovely portrait and interesting info!

  • Thank you very much Damiene! Maybe you also like these:
    Titicaca Lake
    Making food…
    Uros woman

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

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