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"HOUSES" La Paz Local Custom Tip by Orkaena

La Paz Local Customs: 19 reviews and 29 photos

  The Houses of Titikaka
by Orkaena
 
 

As I told you about boats in my previous tip, the same is about houses.
They live in houses with a very singular design, the techinques and construction materials are the same from a thousand years ago, and they are very appropriated for this environment end the extreme temperature changes.
Fresh in summer under the burning sun of a thin atmosphere, and warm in winter because the low temp at more than 4.000 meters a.s.l..
Shapes, shadows and colors catch your mind, strange and beautiful.

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  • Written Aug 26, 2005
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