Relics of the Incan Empire, terraces adorn every possible hillside on the southeast shore of Lake Titicaca.
A symbolic passing of the torch, as elder Chola’s (in the background) watch a procession of Cholita’s walk past the stage of regional officials.
La Virgen de Copacabana (Our Lady of Copacabana) was available for sale outside the church. She’s the patron saint of Bolivia, who must have been sleeping when the church was ransacked in April 2013.
This little boy honored the region’s history by dressing as an Incan warrior.
Wrapped in a Bolivian flag before the start of a parade, a little boy eats a JELL-O cup.
Sunset over Mt. Illampu. Earlier a group of kids had been stone fishing along shore, catching small fish in an orchestrated maneuver and throwing them into a bucket.
Our final days in Copacabana, before taking a bus to Lima, Peru for our flight back to the States. We spent five days in the area, including an overnight to the Isla del Sol (Island of the Sun; the Incan birthplace of the sun).