Travel Blogs from Isla del Sol, Bolivia

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Isla de Sol, no roads just donkeys, Isla del Sol, Bolivia travel blog

Isla de Sol, no roads just donkeys

A travel blog entry by aborder

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... hill, surviving small drops, walking through fields of mint, squeezing through more bushes. One could say I was lost, but I'm on Isla de Sol in Bolivia, I just happen to be in a tight squeeze!   I concluded the drop by having to sneak through a ...

Copacabana, Isla del Sol, La Paz, Copacabana, Isla del Sol, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Copacabana, Isla del Sol, La Paz

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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... the island and lake Titicaca, but at this altitude the walk was tough, and we frequently found ourselves gasping for breath. The Isla del Sol made a nice day trip, but it is nothing like the uniqueness of the Uros on the Peruvian side of the lake. La ...

Isla Del Sol - Where life sprang out, Isla Del Sol, Bolivia travel blog

Isla Del Sol - Where life sprang out

A travel blog entry by erriuc

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The Inca Island That Craddles The Sun, Isla del Sol, Bolivia travel blog

The Inca Island That Craddles The Sun

A travel blog entry by tom_hollie_2010

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... to hike around the island, but as we got a later boat we decided just to visit the south part of the island. Isla del Sol has become quite touristy over the last few years with hostels and boutique hotels (Bolivian style….so not very glam!) popping ...

Worship The Sun, Copacabana and Isla Del Sol, Bolivia travel blog

Worship The Sun

A travel blog entry by irax

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... hiding the bananas that she´d just bought from my view as she returned! The next morning was terrible again and I decided that ´La Isla Del Sol´ wasn´t sunny enough, it was time to leave. I can start to understand why the Incas worshipped the sun ...

Sunburnt on Isla del Sol, Copacabana and Isla del Sol, Bolivia travel blog

Sunburnt on Isla del Sol

A travel blog entry by idarich

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... the contrast between the subtle greens and reds of the land and the startling blue of the lake was truly breath-taking. Isla del Sol is quite a hilly island, and its slopes are covered in cultivated terraces that date from Inca times. Small villages ...

Island of the sun, Isla del Sol, Bolivia travel blog

Island of the sun

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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... people we saw in Copacabana. So from a cultural perspective we would recommend that more time is spent on the Peruvian islands that in Isla del Sol.   At the end of the day it was quite a brisk walk to get to the southern port and we managed to ...

Isla Del Sol, Isla Del Sol, Bolivia travel blog

Isla Del Sol

A travel blog entry by dacraic

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... going back to sleep. The weather eventually cleared at around 11am so we took the 1pm ferry. We booked everything through Isla Del Sol Tours which is located beside the Ambassador in Copacabana but realised about 24 hours later that we´d been taken for ...

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

Isla Del Sol -Lake Titicaca and Copacabana

A travel blog entry by lynsey_and_john

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... the lake. We rushed down to the lake to watch the sky go a beautiful burnt orange colour. They said the sunsets here and on Isla del Sol are amazing, so i'm glad we got to witness one here. When the sun had set, we went for a wander around Copacabana. ...

Friends Reunited, Isla Del Sol, Lake Titicaca, Bolivia travel blog

Friends Reunited

A travel blog entry by hodge

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I was sad to leave Cuzco after a great week there, but more places to see so on would with my travels..... A 7 hour bus journey took me Puno on the Peru shore of Lake Titicaca. The bus company in cuszo had advertised a direct bus, not to much surprise ...

Hace mucho sol!, Yumani, Isla Del Sol, Bolivia travel blog

Hace mucho sol!

A travel blog entry by andygarland

... called Nora, who - along with her hubby Guillermo - travelled with me on the 2 hour crossing to the north of the Isla Del Sol... The walk across the island was tough in parts (lots of steep hills!), passing Inca ruins and old villages and ...

Off to the Island del sol, Isla del Sol, Bolivia travel blog

Off to the Island del sol

A travel blog entry by sebou

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After missing the wake up call to leave yesterday (4am), we made sure that we woke up this time and got to the port at 5am (without Xavi who had no motivation and little cash.) That being said I invited Oli and Xavi on the trip because I was the one ...

Copacabana i Isla del Sol, Isla del Sol, Bolivia travel blog

Copacabana i Isla del Sol

A travel blog entry by marcos1230

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... rynek, na ktorym spotykamy  Polki. Niestety nasze rodaczki niebyly skore do rozmowy. Kupujemy wiec bilety na lodke do Isla del Sol (10 Bolivianos) i chwile pozniej odplywamy. Wyspa Slonca jest jedna z wielu na jeziorze Titicaca, ma jednak szczegolne ...

A walk along an island, Isla del Sol, Bolivia travel blog

A walk along an island

A travel blog entry by sanjay17

The next day we got an incredibly slow boat to Isla Del Sol, the largest island in Lake Titicaca where the Incas believed the sun was born. All the locals sat below as we sat on top of the boat with the other gringos and all got burnt, but did manage to ...

Island life, the Bolivian way, Isla del Sol, Bolivia travel blog

Island life, the Bolivian way

A travel blog entry by mark_kate

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Isla del Sol is one of the islands in the lake and the mythical birth place of the Inca Empire and is a short boat trip from Copacabana. We decided to spend the night on the island but unwisely did not leave some of our bags in Copacabana. We only ...

Where The Incas Began, Isla del Sol, Bolivia travel blog

Where The Incas Began

A travel blog entry by calmyourjets

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... and eat some steak with chips and rice I was back onto another boat - this time with my personal guide for the Isla del Sol! Crossing over to the island took about an hour and a half but was pretty smooth and the scenery was distracting enough that ...

De La Sol, Isla del Sol, Bolivia travel blog

De La Sol

A travel blog entry by rob_jess

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... of agreement with Peru to utilise more lake space, lol. I decided in advance to save a day and just get straight to Isla del Sol rather than kicking around in Copacobana, which, in actual fact is a nice enough place, but just has little of interest to ...

Copacabana / Lake Titicaca / Isla del Sol, Isla del Sol, Bolivia travel blog

Copacabana / Lake Titicaca / Isla del Sol

A travel blog entry by jonathan.felix

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... spend the night at an ecolodge.  In the religion of the Incas, it was believed that the sun god was born on Isla del Sol – unfortunately, the sun god didn't feel like making an appearance because Hanna and I spent the rest of the evening hiking ...

tranquility, Isla del sol, Bolivia travel blog

tranquility

A travel blog entry by eskimostephie

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... toddler walked along the rickety wooden jetty and expelled some unwanted water from himself into the pure waters of lake titicaca. maybe bolivia has the caca side afterall. to the other side of me was a stoney cove which if i was a little more ...

Isla del Sol, Isla del Sol, Bolivia travel blog

Isla del Sol

A travel blog entry by hastie_gringo

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After the hustle and bussle of the big city its off to an island in the sun for a few days r and r. Isla del sol, apparently where the sun was born sits just inside Bolivian waters on the highest navigatable lake in the world, lake titicaca. No roads, ...

Amazonas, Death Road, Insel in Bolivien, Isla del Sol, Bolivia travel blog

Amazonas, Death Road, Insel in Bolivien

A travel blog entry by goni

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... nächsten Tag ist Jeannines Geburtstag. Happy Birthday!!!! An dem Geburtstag geht es dann auch zu einem speziellen Ort – zur Isla del Sol im Titicacasee. Nach den Inkas soll hier der Anfang der Welt sein (ein Fels der aussieht wie ein Puma (Titicaca ...

Isla del sol and Copacabana, Isla del Sol, Bolivia travel blog

Isla del sol and Copacabana

A travel blog entry by james.beddows

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... time to grab some food and meet up with our friend Rollo before catching a boat for 2 and a half hours across the lake to Isla del Sol, an island 9.5km long and 6.5km wide. In Inca tradition it is the place where the sun and moon was created, the basis ...

Islands in the sun!, Isla del Sol, Bolivia travel blog

Islands in the sun!

A travel blog entry by thebirds

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2 eme jour de treck, Isla del Sol, Bolivia travel blog

2 eme jour de treck

A travel blog entry by germilie

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Après une nuit agitée, nous nous levons tous les deux malades. Heureusement, on a pris la salle de bain privée... La bouteille d'eau non hermétique achetée la veille a eu raison de nous, enfin c'est ce que nous pensons.. Petit bol de mate de coca au ...

Island of the Sun (and biting cold wind), Isla del Sol, Bolivia travel blog

Island of the Sun (and biting cold wind)

A travel blog entry by pavandsim

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... highest navigable lake in the world) and towards our first stop in Bolivia, Copacabana (no not that one Manilow) and the beautiful Isla del Sol. We also met a cool dutch guy on the bus who we`ve travelled with until La Paz.     Running ...

The Island of Sun, Isla del Sol, Bolivia travel blog

The Island of Sun

A travel blog entry by julesandjosh

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... the plan worked and they never thought to look under a 3 year's seat or under a fat ladies dress. Oh we will miss you Bolivia!!!   Alas we finally reached our destination of Cusco, Peru at 5am in the morning....Thank God.  Jules and Josh’s ...

No better name for this island!, Isla del Sol, Bolivia travel blog

No better name for this island!

A travel blog entry by ian-sue

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The sun has been following us around for 2 days. So hot and bright! No wonder they named it the Sun island! But also because the legend tells that the god Viracocha created the Sun and the Moon here. So of course we went to see where this "happened". ...

Hydrofoils at Lake Titicaca, Isla del Sol, Bolivia travel blog

Hydrofoils at Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by sophieandryan

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... and the best it turned out, of the trip. Gustavo took us to see the cathedral in Copacobana – the most important church in Bolivia and also the same place where thousands of people come to get their cars blessed!  It was a nice place and we ...

Jan 17, 2011, Isla del Sol, Bolivia travel blog

Jan 17, 2011

A travel blog entry by m-and-mp

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ISLA Del SOL... Titicaca, Isla del Sol, Bolivia travel blog

ISLA Del SOL... Titicaca

A travel blog entry by gurcanelbek

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... boat. HINT: I left my luggages at Copacabana in my Hotel. I just took my very small backpack for two days travel to Isla del Sol. I strongly recommend not to carry a lot during this trip (and during all your travels). Anyway, Isla del Sol was very nice ...

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