Caryl and Brian's World Bike Tour

South America West - 2001/2002 - Part 6

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Lake Titicaca, largest Alpine lake, highest navigable lake, Peru side - May. 6, 02

Rotting totora reed boat on Lake Titicaca near Puno, Peru - May 8, 02

Floating island of Uros, Chile. They really do float. - May 9, 02

Captain for our totora reed boat ride between islands, Uros, Peru - May 9, 02

Sales lady and baby on one floating island of Uros, Peru - May 9, 02

Puma and snake heads of old, abandoned totora reed boats, Uros, Peru - May 9, 02

Fabulous architectural symmetry at Raqchi, Peru - May 10, 02

Typical Inca fountain design. Fountains at Tambo Machay, Cuzco, Peru - May 12, 02

We're off on the Inca trail, Peru - May 15, 02

Map of the Inca trail with elevation representation, Peru - May 16, 02

This tent was set up for every lunch and dinner. Luxury backpacking. Inca trail, Peru - May 16, 02

Our group at the top of Dead Woman's Pass, Inca trail, Peru - May 16, 02

Looking the other direction at Dead Woman's Pass, Inca trail, Peru - May 16, 02

Some of the wonderful Inca trail construction, Inca trail, Peru - May 17, 02

Overview of Machu Pichu, our destination, Inca trail, Peru - May 18, 02

Main gate into Machu Pichu, an important doorway. Inca trail, Peru - May 18, 02

Example of Ottoman Empire style porch used at Bishop's Palace, Lima, Peru - May 23, 02

Rare Andean speckled bear in Lima Zoo - May 23, 02


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We'd like to thank my father, Charles Johnson, whose diligent mail forwarding and other logistical support make this journey far easier than it could be otherwise.


Wendy Strutin Riedy for archiving the newsletters on her WWW site,

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