Travel Blogs from Copacabana (Lake Titicaca), Bolivia

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Copacabana all inclusive style., Copacabana (Lake Titicaca), Bolivia travel blog

Copacabana all inclusive style.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... in the altitude. I'm back (I was here three years ago) in the touristy town of Copacabana (not that Copacabana), on the south-eastern shore of Lake Titicaca. I spend a couple of days visiting Isla del Sol as well as the city itself. It's a really nice ...

The Altitude Diaries..., La Paz - Copacabana - Lake Titicaca, Bolivia travel blog

The Altitude Diaries...

A travel blog entry by marktjhung

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... , the scene one of white pointillism.  They melt and filter back to the sacred lake.  The pilgrimage begins again... Lake Titicaca feels mystical.  Part of it is, no doubt, due to the romantic notions often experienced by a ...

Floating islands and purple potatoes, Lake Titicaca, Peru travel blog

Floating islands and purple potatoes

A travel blog entry by tommy

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... they get water logged, at which point they are freed from their moorings and a new island built. Floating Reed island on Lake Titicaca We then headed further out into the lake to another island (one of the more conventional non-floating affairs) ...

Lake Titicaca, Lake Titicaca, Bolivia travel blog

Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by binghams

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We celebrated our first night in Peru in the town of Puno, nestling on the banks of Lake Titicaca, which is jointly owned by Peru and Bolivia. The next day we headed off to explore the islands of this huge lake with our local guide "Mr Clever". ...

Copacabana and Lake Titicaca, Copacabana and Lake Titicaca, Bolivia travel blog

Copacabana and Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by cat3

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... in Coroico (in Las Yungas) lazing in hammocks and spotting capybara, we headed back to La Paz and on to Copacabana on the shores of Lake Titicaca. Not much to say about Copacabana unlike it´s name sake in Brazil, it`s not a cozy beach resort.  ...

Off to the island dance, Lake Titicaca, Peru travel blog

Off to the island dance

A travel blog entry by snapz

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... and it was time to move on. One of the other things I was really interested to see on my way through Peru was Lake Titicaca (apparently you´re supposed to cal it Titicala though according to our guide as Caca means toilet or poo, or something like ...

Around the highest lake in the world, Lake Titicaca, Peru travel blog

Around the highest lake in the world

A travel blog entry by melmax

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Lake Titicaca is is the highest navigable lake in the world (3600 mts. above sea level) and it is shared by Peru and Bolivia: as a Peruvian kid told us, "Titi" for Peru, "Caca" for Bolivia :-)...not sure english speaking people will ...

Highest Navigatable lake on earth 3800m, Copacabana, Lake Titicaca, Bolivia travel blog

Highest Navigatable lake on earth 3800m

A travel blog entry by neilandamy

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... , only three hours, didnt even have a chance to have a sleep or break into my brekkie biscuits! We stopped just before Copacabana to go through the border controls. Was plain and simple, very quick, only delayed by the retards who hadnt filled there ...

Another World, Amantani Island, Lake Titicaca, Peru travel blog

Another World

A travel blog entry by zmasey

Well what a change! Some 42 islands on Lake Titicaca (means Puma Stone), we stopped off for lunch at the 2nd largest, Taquile Island. Kinda like a mini paradise, although no rich millonaires have got luxury houses there and there's no five star ...

Reeds reeds everywhere, Lake Titicaca, Peru travel blog

Reeds reeds everywhere

A travel blog entry by zmasey

Worthy of a special mention, the reed islands on Lake Titicaca. That's it, they're made out of reeds. WOW. What all reed, YUP. There's several of these islands where the reeds are 10 metres deep and float on the lake. A new layer of reeds are ...

Isla Del Sol, Lake Titicaca, Isla Del Sol, and Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Isla Del Sol

A travel blog entry by stokenmait

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We took a bus from La Paz to Copacobana, catching a boat accross Lake Titicaca to the island and through migration. We had to get a photo of the Bolivian Navy, very very funny! As soon as we arrived hostel touts were grabbing at us and one particular ...

Isla del Sol, Lake Titicaca, Bolivia travel blog

Isla del Sol

A travel blog entry by rrruss

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We had booked a trip over to the Isla del Sol in the middle of Lake Titicaca so we had to be out of the hotel at 8.20. It was a couple of hours across the smooth waters basking in the sunshine and soon we were at Cha'llapampa where we docked. First of ...

Island Hopping on Lake Titicaca, Lake Titicaca, Peru travel blog

Island Hopping on Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by adeline

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Up early this morning for a pancake breakfast and set off by boat to Taquile Island, a fascinating place to learn the traditions of these hard-working folk. These included; 1. Each male must wear a hat which symplosises his marital status 2. The men ...

Adopted by a  Peruvian Family, Lake Titicaca, Peru travel blog

Adopted by a Peruvian Family

A travel blog entry by greg

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... and the next morning felt better and even had some dry clothes to wear. Things are looking up! Went for a cruise on Lake Titicaca - interesting & informative. Apparently there is gold at the bottom of one of the chasms in te lake. Explored an island on ...

Incan birthplace of the Sun, Lake Titicaca, Bolivia travel blog

Incan birthplace of the Sun

A travel blog entry by jeff-and-rach

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... in haste and luckily negotiated a ride home in a private boat instead of waiting hours for the ferry. We also stayed in Copacabana, (on the lake), which over Easter is the most important pilgrimage destination in Bolivia. They come to see the Virgen de la ...

The Titi, Lake Titicaca, Bolivia travel blog

The Titi

A travel blog entry by sophia

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... I was estatic to arrive back in Bolivia again and my mom and I headed straight out to Isla del Sol on the Southern end of Lake Titicaca. Finding this name funny since I was a child, I was surprised to learn that it is actually a Quechua name that means ...

Lake TIticaca, Copacabana /Lake Titicaca, Bolivia travel blog

Lake TIticaca

A travel blog entry by ger_and_jane

... and paid up! For about four euro we got a room with a view over the lake and just sat there that night soaking up the sunset.. Lake Titicaca is most honestly one of the most beautiful places on the planet so I will just let the pics do the rest... Ate in ...

Lake Titicaca, Lake Titicaca, Peru travel blog

Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by johnandlouise

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We were being picked up at 7am to catch the boat, where we bought some rice & sugar as gifts for the famnily we were to be staying with. Not a very exciting gift but we were advised to take necessities rather than luxuries. Our first stop was at the ...

Inca Birthplace and slow dinners, Lake Titicaca, Bolivia travel blog

Inca Birthplace and slow dinners

A travel blog entry by annandrewabroad

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A 2 hour bus ride from La Paz and we were suddenly at Lake Titicaca. The journey was broken up by a short boat ride across the largest lake in South America to the peninsular where we would be staying, Copacabana. There is nothing as bizarre as seeing ...

Cricket, nipples and ruins, Yumani, Isla del Sol, Lake Titicaca, Bolivia travel blog

Cricket, nipples and ruins

A travel blog entry by charliew

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Indecent proposal, Lake Titicaca, Peru travel blog

Indecent proposal

A travel blog entry by rob-n-nics

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We stayed a night in Puno then the next day we travelled to the floating reed islands of the Uros People on lake Titikaka. This not only included a boat ride but also a bike taxi to the dock to get the boat. It was so funny. I knew it was going to be, ...

The Ecuadorian Side of Lake Titicaca, Copacabana/Lake Titicaca, Bolivia travel blog

The Ecuadorian Side of Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by schachandra

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Puno was a bit of a letdown, but its Bolivian sister city, Copacabana, is wonderful. It is less touristy but more artisany. I'm staying at Marcelino's house, a total dump on the edge of town that is practically free for artisans. One of Pajarito's ...

Sun Island, Lake Titicaca, Bolivia travel blog

Sun Island

A travel blog entry by lucyorsman

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... Bolivia overland, we have to walk across the boarder visiting the various authorities along the way.  We travel on to Copacabana in Bolivia, we visit the church of the Madonna, outside there is a carnival atmosphere, people bring their new cars, ...

with good people on the roof of the world, Anapia,    Lake Titicaca, Peru travel blog

with good people on the roof of the world

A travel blog entry by janis

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... to be delayed. Yunguyo has the atmosphere of a frontier town. It's very close to the border with Bolivia and attracts people from the islands of Lake Titicaca who come to stock up with food and necessities for their island life. The market sells a ...

Lake Titicaca, Copacabana, Lake Titicaca, Bolivia travel blog

Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by paulandeleanor

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... quaint town of Copacabana, we boarded an incredibly slow boat to the island of Isla Del Sol, within the famous and 160 km long Lake Titicaca. It was strange being at the very high altitude of 3600m and not being able to look down upon anything. It was ...

Bolivia, July 2006, Copacabana and Lake Titicaca, Bolivia travel blog

Bolivia, July 2006

A travel blog entry by wanderlust0

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i took a quick trip to copacabana and lake titicaca with some friends who were working in a program similar to mine in peru. we had a few days off from work and took the night bus to bolivia. after all the buses and boats and convis i barely spent any ...

Floating Islands and High Altitude Soccer, Lake Titicaca, Bolivia travel blog

Floating Islands and High Altitude Soccer

A travel blog entry by nath_h

...  forked lightning in almost 180 degrees of view. The next day, we headed over the border to Bolivia, and stayed at Copacabana, also on lake titicaca. We headed out to the Island of the Sun in the afternoon and had just 45 mins there. That ...

Culture on Lake Titicaca, Lake Titicaca, Peru travel blog

Culture on Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by msting

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... ! Hard to believe, but true. They can let the ropes go from near the harbour and float out farther. These islands are on Lake Titicaca, which is the highest navigatable lake in the world. It is HUGE!. Travelled about 3 hours out to the island of Amantani ...

Lake Titicaca, Lake Titicaca, Bolivia travel blog

Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by alohachild

... two of us, (thats Mary typing and Derek looking over my shoulder) have had quite a little adventure in Peru.... on an island on Lake Titicaca made of reeds and staying at a local persons mud brick house we helped make dinner... this may sound easy, but as ...

Lago Titicaca, Lake Titicaca, Bolivia travel blog

Lago Titicaca

A travel blog entry by kattiline

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After our exciting trip to the Pampas, we decided to chill out a bit at Lake Titicaca on our way to Peru. The city of Copacabana at the shore is quite nice, but nothing much to do here, except for shopping souvenirs (but I am so fed up with this by now, ...

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