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Peru full of colours
Puno's colourful winter festival, featuring music and processions, is dedicated to the founding of the city but also celebrates the mythical origins of the Inca people of this part of southern Peru.
According to Inca legend, the first Incas - Manco Capac and his wife Coya Mama Oclla Huaco - emerged from the Isla del Sol (Island of the Sun) in Lake Titicaca, created by the sun's rays. The sun is still worshipped as the life-giving source and natural father to the Incas.