Tag: andes mountains

Tilling in the Andes

High in the Bolivian Altiplano region of the Andes Mountains, the Aymara Indians survive by farming the harsh, rocky terrain. Truly a family affair where all hands are used to till the tough soil and plant potatoes, corn and wheat for future harvest. Today’s the day for digging […]

On an Adventure

Perhaps the year was 1960 high in the Andes Mountains on the edge of Lake Titicaca on the Bolivia side. Traveling, my mother and two older sisters were ready to embark on an adventure. Where they were to go, only they know. Perhaps to the Island of the […]

Beast of Burden

  High in the Andes Mountains of Bolivia, donkeys work hard along their Aymara friends in the harvest. A true beast of burden. Image captured by William E. Carter, Anthropologist in the mid 1970’s. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ When we are sure that we are on the right road there is […]

Oh to Vote!

Funny how one little white house can have such a strong global impact. As the world knows, today heralds one of the more significant days in American history. American voters can exercise their right to vote and hope that their ideals and values win in today’s Presidential election. […]

Peruvian Pink

High in the Andes mountains flows a highly salted stream of water that has been harvested for thousands of years. Salineras, just outside of the small town of Maras, is an enclave of salt flats entrenched on the mountainside in a small valley. Discovered over 2,000 years ago, […]