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“As my eyes panned the area, I saw the Aymara woman moving quickly among the sheep with a bundle of reeds latched to her arms and a gentleman pulling his boat ashore,” she said. “The harshness of the altitude requires the human body to slow down, sit for a while and contemplate creation. It was a reminder that life is precious and needs to be held gently.”
This image was featured as CNN's Travel Photo of the Day for November 5, 2013.
- zdan, CNN iReport producer
While sitting on the shore of Lake Titicaca in Sicuani, I got sight of the quiet busyness of an Aymara couple. He was pulling the small boat in while she scurried about tending to the sheep, potatoes and reeds for roof thatch.