It started with an idea about language. It led to a long climb into the Andes Mountains in Peru. Once I got there, I realized I would be doing a lot more than collecting words.

By National Geographic Young Explorer,
Sandhya K. Narayanan

Weaving Words

Human Journey


As you read, think about how language in Puno may change in the future.

A woman in Puno weaves a colorful cloth on a loom.