Titicaca Lake, Peru 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.
Uros Islands (Islas Flotantes), Lake Titicaca, Peru, South America

Nikon D200, Nikkor 18-200 mm, 1/1000 sec at f/ 5.6, ISO 100
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  • leealanjudy
    leealanjudyabout 5 years ago

    Gorgeous! The clouds and water so beautiful!

  • Thanks a lot Lee!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • mikequigley
    mikequigleyabout 5 years ago

    beautiful work – mq

  • Thank you very much Mike!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Polly x
    Polly xalmost 5 years ago

  • sarnia2
    sarnia2over 4 years ago

  • Thank you Angela!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • AngieDavies
    AngieDaviesabout 4 years ago

    Wow! Stunning capture and fascinating information!! I did not know about this community. We learn something new every day! Also, I am suggesting you enter this beautiful image in the new challenge coming up in the Sunny Days and Blue Skies Photography Group as I like it so much. Check it out!

  • Thank you very much Angie! You can check the Uros people in these photos:
    Uros people
    Making food

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Damienne Bingham
    Damienne Binghamover 3 years ago

    Lovely image! You’ve really captured the feel of this place, it seems so out-of-this-world – almost like that “Waterworld” movie. Their lifestyle must be fascinating!

  • It’s an amazing place at the top of the world (3,812 m)! Thanks a lot Damienne!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Anne-Marie Bokslag
    Anne-Marie Bok...over 3 years ago

    Beautiful shot Konstantinos! I remember, when I made a boat (in a boat of reed of course) trip on Lake Titicaca, I was impressed by the silence!

  • Thank you very much Anne-Marie!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • DeborahZaragoza
    DeborahZaragozaover 3 years ago

    Wonderful Image! Morning Features The Blues 09/28/2011
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  • Thanks a lot for the feature Deborah, much appreciated!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • artisandelimage
    artisandelimageover 3 years ago

    congratulations for your feature in The Group !!!
    my best, francis.

  • Thank you very much Francis!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • rocamiadesign
    rocamiadesignalmost 3 years ago

    Thank you for adding your work to The Best of RedBubble!

  • Thank you!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

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