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High altitude farming on Lake Titicaca

Backpackers
  • Survival of the toughest
  • Backpackers
  • Touching the sky
  • Sun-cured tubers
  • Chasing rainbows?
  • Herding homeward
  • Bright smiles

Backpackers

With no paved roads or vehicles, just ancient Inca pathways, there is no mechanised agriculture on the island. Donkeys and llamas are a vital means of transporting crops from the field to home.

picture credit: © Neil Palmer

 

 

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