Fuente del Inca

Spring in Isla del Sol

Early Spaniards believed Yumani’s spring was a fountain of youth and for the Incas the three streams represented their national motto: Ama sua, Ama llulla, Ama khella (Don’t steal, don’t lie and don’t be lazy). Up until 2015, the fountain was a crucial source of water for locals, who came daily to fetch and carry it up the steep trail. Now, most residents have running water.