Lake Titicaca: the Land of the Sun God
This travel souvenir from Bolivia offers a little peace of mind that you can welcome to your home. You can refine your perception of the world that surrounds you because a changing environment helps makes us feel as though we are alive. This picture of Isla del Sol does just that. It is no wonder as it happened to house an Incan sacred shrine to the sun god before the arrival of the Spanish colonizers.
Isla del Sol: Where People have been living for Centuries
When travelers walk around, they will be amazed at the more than 80 archeological ruins spread on the island. It is no wonder as archeologists have found that the island has been populated since the Third Millennium Before Christ. The majority of the ruins correspond to the Incan Empire and they date as early as the Fifteenth century AD. Some of the most visited sites on the island are Pilco Kaima, the Sacred Rock and Chicana which features an intricate construction. the island can be reached from Copacabana, the town sitting on the slope of the mountain. This was a Incan settlement until the arrival of the Spanish colonizers. Dominicans transformed the town into a religious center for the entire region and had a cathedral built honoring Lady of Copacabana, the saint patron of Bolivia. By all means, this travel souvenir is worth every penny if you've been there. It informs everyone who checks the magnet out that you've ventured out of your comfort zone to come back more worldly.