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Apr 14, 2005 - A is for altiplano, B is for beautiful

We woke and saw our breath in the morning air, and made our way past more altiplano lakes, past more impressive mountains of color and stopped at a rock outcropping to pay a visit to some long-eared, long-tailed rabbits. PHOTO We stopped in San Juan, a town of 200, to check out it's small but thorough pre-Colombino museum. The entrance also included a visit to the town's very old cemetery. Located just outside town, the pre-Columbian people (that's pre 1492) built mud and stone towers in the desert to bury the dead. Over the last 500 years,...

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