Travel Blogs from Copacabana, Bolivia

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Less of the Altitude!, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Less of the Altitude!

A travel blog entry by beardandblonde

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... off for not wearing a hat, the bible enthusiast directed us to the cemetery and Ancient Inca Observatory. The ground is impenetrable in Copacabana so graves are built above ground. Soil is poured over the dead, creating a mound. I'm amazed the pack of ...

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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... appeared, they were cold and very disappointing, esp. considering the price. So beware, fellow travellers, avoid Kala Uta in Copacabana! On Thursday morning we hopped aboard a bus to Copacabana. About an hour into the journey, we reached the narrowest ...

Titicaca!!! and Finally some Sun., Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Titicaca!!! and Finally some Sun.

A travel blog entry by keithandkim

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... .    Today, we are taking the boat to Isla de Sol, this is arguably the reason most travellers come through Copacabana and for good reason. The Isla de sol features many walking trails, ancient pre-Columbian ruins, great views and of course ...

The Original Copacabana, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

The Original Copacabana

A travel blog entry by andy_jillian

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... , do as the South Americans!!! The hostel was quite nice, and we got a private room with a gorgeous view over Copacabana Beach (Bolivia!) and Lake Titikaka. We dined well, again, for next to nothing and had a lovely stroll around the pretty town, up ...

A long walk along the Island of the Sun, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

A long walk along the Island of the Sun

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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... to the south of the island in good time for the ferry, butt we were a bit shattered to say the least. On the ferry back to Copacabana, we stopped off at some 'fake' reed islands, which were a bit of a tourist trap - we didn't even get off the boat. ...

I Can Swim Faster Than This, Isle de Sol, Bolivia travel blog

I Can Swim Faster Than This

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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Our second day in Copacabana saw us up early boarding a boat for Isle de Sol (Island of the Sun). The sneaky tour lady told us there was only one boat going that day so we booked and paid to ensure a place. In actual fact there were lots of boats all ...

Into Bolivia!, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Into Bolivia!

A travel blog entry by you_know_zo

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... I have no pictures and no information...!   We got up early again and headed for the bus station to go to Copacabana in Bolivia, and bumped into most of the people we met in Cusco... which worked out brilliantly, because once we got through ...

Beautiful Lake Titikaka, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Beautiful Lake Titikaka

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... meter in his head was red lining. 3 hours later, and to his credit , we finally emerged on the road around Lake Titicaca to Copacabana. This had been a very stressful morning for all of us. Lynn had stopped at one stage and put her foot in a pothole and ...

Isla del Sol, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Isla del Sol

A travel blog entry by jodifer

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Well, the worst thing was that I had Barry Manilow going around in my head the whole time we were there ("her name was Lola..."). The best thing was that we got so lucky with our hotel, as we were approached by these guys as we got off the bus who ...

Copacabana, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Copacabana

A travel blog entry by erriuc

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Simon Bolivars land, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Simon Bolivars land

A travel blog entry by shaunduvall

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... arrive in Puno at 5am, and wait on the bus for an hour for the terminal to open, and await our connecting bus to Copacabana, Bolivia, whilst some guy gives me the hard sell on his hotel and further bus tickets - he gets nowhere. The Copacabana bus is ...

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

Isla del Sol and Copacabana, Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by aussierach

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From La Paz I headed to Lake Titicaca on the border or Peru and Bolivia. From the town of Copacabana I caught a boat to the Isla del Sol. The island is really beautiful, and reminded me a bit of Santorini in Greece, but more peaceful. It is the centre of ...

Hey, let's go to Bolivia.... why?  ....why not?, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Hey, let's go to Bolivia.... why? ....why not?

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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... that most people will never have. I think next time I'll just play by the rules... it seems easier that way. In Copacabana, Tim, Amanda, Lucia, and I climbed one of the local hillsides where some ancient ruins were supposed to be but weren't and enjoyed ...

Journey to Bolivia - Draft, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Journey to Bolivia - Draft

A travel blog entry by rbisset

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Mamacoca!, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Mamacoca!

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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... a shower! We flew back to La Paz on the Wednesday morning and very efficiently managed to find and catch a local bus to (another) Copacabana, this time on the shores of Lake Titicaca, birthplace of the Inca Sun God and at over 3800m a.s.l one of the ...

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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Too early in the morning, we left the hotel and traveled in rickshaws down to the dock on Lake Titicaca where we caught a boat out the the floating reed islands which Lake Titicaca is famous for. These islands are made completely of the reeds which grow ...

We Drove the World's Most Dangerous Road....., Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

We Drove the World's Most Dangerous Road.....

A travel blog entry by thymeoff

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... - dancing in the plaza and offering lavishly wrapped gifts, but unfortunately, also drinking themselves into oblivion. Copacabana is dominated by a Moorish-style cathedral with multiple sparkling white domes and colourful ceramic tiles. Perhaps we ...

Hottest Place South of Havana, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Hottest Place South of Havana

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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We went to Copacabana, Brazil and to be honest we weren't too impressed so we decided to check out Copacabana, Bolivia. To misquote the wise words of Barry Manilow 'it's not the hottest place south of Havana', but it was okay. We found a cheap local ...

The birth of the sun, Isla de Sol, Bolivia travel blog

The birth of the sun

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... Copa. All in all, I suppose Isla de Sol can be given the miss unless you really like hiking.  I really liked Copacabana, but if you can do the Peru side or the Bolivian side of Lake Titicaca, take the former.    ...

Lake Titicaca, Puno and......, Puno, the coldest place on earth right now!!, Peru travel blog

Lake Titicaca, Puno and......

A travel blog entry by martinandheike

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... ther Lake are just wonderful, itīs just so vast. (15 times the size of lake Geneva) You can just about see over to Bolivia (although it looks likely we wonīt be travelling that way due to the real problems they have been having!!). I was very tempted ...

No showgirls or cigars here!, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

No showgirls or cigars here!

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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... Mexican and Italian was on offer with a few restaurants offering some Bolivian specialities and locally caught fish.   Since Copacabana is nestled between two hills one of which containing a series crosses containing stories of Jesus' life and is ...

Done and dusted, Cocacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Done and dusted

A travel blog entry by pidgeandpie

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Blurb & Video to follow, when we return to Blighty and proper broadband! Wrapped up. BOLIVIA SUMMARY Highlights: - Lowlights: - Places Visited: ? Days Visited: ??-Days Budget: GBP ?.?? per day per person (1GBP=?????) Total Distance ...

Strikes, strikes and more strikes, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Strikes, strikes and more strikes

A travel blog entry by lizand_rich

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... are going to have to forget about seeing the rest of Bolivia as we`re running out of cash for other places. On the plus side Copacabana`s not a bad place to get stuck as its`s right by lake Titicaca and has a peacfully feel with a few nice places to eat ...

The Bolivian version of Copacabana, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

The Bolivian version of Copacabana

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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... . We had a walk into town to locate the bus stop we need for Sunday's trip to Puno and to take a look around. I don't think Copacabana is as bad as a lot of people make out. We went to the Hostal Colonial to grab some lunch, which was very nice and ...

Lake Titicaca, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by jag

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... I went trekking around the local area into the hills, which included covering Cerro Calvario, which overlooks the whole of Copacabana. Every morning at 10am the Benediciones de Movilidades or blessing of automobiles, takes place infront of the ...

Old friend and more parades, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Old friend and more parades

A travel blog entry by camille

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... fork out for dinner, breakfast and a bottle of water! * Bolivia is cheaper than Peru, but there is no need to charge 14 bolivianos an hour for internet (especially when it is 3 in La Paz!) * Copacabana beach in Rio is named after Copacabana in ...

Copacabana, Bolivia 12th Jan - 14th Jan, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Copacabana, Bolivia 12th Jan - 14th Jan

A travel blog entry by fae-neilvsworld

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... , no toilet paper. Manky bed sheets & pillow. Freezing at night! This would have been another reason why we left Copacabana so quickly too! Expenses                 Visa: ...

Taking 5, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Taking 5

A travel blog entry by smitherson

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... official we're not built for speed (accept on the dance floor....), and this travellers life is just one too many buses! We stopped in Copacabana for a couple of nights and soaked up the sun and the views. Not much to do here, but Liz found a puppy to ...

Copacabana - it's not Brazil, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Copacabana - it's not Brazil

A travel blog entry by suenson_taylors

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... waters are a beautiful blue, reflecting the hills and the distant Cordillera Rey Mountains. The lake borders both Bolivia and Peru and close to the border is Copacabana, 158km from La Paz on a paved road! So our journey here was comfortable with stunning ...

Direct bus, arrives 8 in the morning, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Direct bus, arrives 8 in the morning

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... one we had used to get from Puno to Cusco in the first place.  The bus left at 9.30 and supposedly arrived in Copacabana at 8 the following morning.  I remember this because I asked the lady specifically if we had to wait in Puno or change ...

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