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Festive Left Friday Blogging Too: Evo on Lake Titicaca

Beautiful, blue Lake Titicaca is not only the highest-altitude lake in the world, it is now also the scene of the highest-altitude floating parliament ever:

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Here's the story, from ABI:

Tiquina, Bolivia, April 3 (ABI). With various topics on the agenda, an extraordinary cabinet meeting took place on Friday morning aboard a military vessel on a crossing of Lake Titicaca, which lasted more than four hours and was attended by president Evo Morales.

The minister of the Presidency, Juan Ramón Quintana, announced that, among other things, they would be discussing matters related to the implementation of the new Bolivian constitution, which would "take several hours of debate."

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The cabinet meeting also tabled a proposal to campaign for Lake Titicaca to be nominated as one of the seven new wonders of the world in an internet competition. Titicaca heads the list of candidates in the category of lakes, rivers and waterfalls, and the campaign has been simultaneously taken up by the authorities of Bolivia and Peru, who share the waters of the "sacred lake".

I can't imagine a more beautiful or appropriate setting for such a debate, can you?

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Comments

one day i'll tell you about how the lake (better said THE lake) changed my life.

there is no other place like it.