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Some 5 km after passing through Ticlio, the highest point of this highway in Peru going eastwards from Lima, I reached this very blue lake. It is located very close to the mountain to the left of the picture, which should have its peak at more than 5000 meters above the sea level. This lake is not very big. I does not appear in the road map of Peru I posses, therefore I don't know it's name.
To the bottom right of the picture there is a small village. It is not a town, but a mining camp. In this part of Peru there are plenty of mines, but almost no town. It is very difficult to live at such high altitudes.
I took this picture from the highway, located some 50m above the lake. It is a composition of two pictures stitched together in Photoshop.

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