The oldest person in the world says the water from the Snow Capped peak of Illampu has kept him alive for 123 years.
They say he turned 123 a month ago.
To what does Flores owe his longevity?
“I walk a lot, that’s all. I go out with the animals,” says Flores, who long herded cattle and sheep. “I don’t eat noodles or rice, only barley. I used to grow potatoes, beans, oca [an Andean tuber].
“The water Flores drinks originates on the snow-capped peak of Illampu, one of Bolivia’s highest.