Travel Blogs from Copacabana, Bolivia

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Taking a chill pill, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Taking a chill pill

A travel blog entry by diandkevworld

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... six hour bus ride to Puno (semi cama), followed by a 3hr trip across the border gave us our first taste of Bolivia in the lake side town of Copacabana.  We decided to 'splash out' and booked ourselves into hotel Las Olas over looking the largest ...

Isla del Sol, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Isla del Sol

A travel blog entry by ocdb8r

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Many have wondered how Lake Titicaca got its name. The answer is that it stems from an island near the southwest shores of the lake that the Incas once called Titi Khar'ka - or "Rock of the Puma". This island was especially sacred to the Incas as it was ...

A picturesque border crossing, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

A picturesque border crossing

A travel blog entry by nloon

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Continued our journey for the majority of the day today which took us through the Peruvian & Bolivian border near Copacabana.  I was surprised when we found out that Lenny had opened a new grocery store on the Bolivian side of no mans ...

Lake Titicaca - beautiful, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Lake Titicaca - beautiful

A travel blog entry by jogo

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Wunderschön..., friedlich --- Beautiful, peaceful ...

Copacabana & Isla Del Sol, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Copacabana & Isla Del Sol

A travel blog entry by elliotandcarla

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... Isla del Sol, which is an island with Inca ruins and treks which is perfect practice for Peru and Machu Picchu. So we arrived in Copacabana at about 8.30pm with no idea where to stay, but a quick wander up a side street led us to a guesthouse that was ...

A pedalo in the dark, Sorata, Bolivia travel blog

A pedalo in the dark

A travel blog entry by nadiavinny

Coming ...

Copa and Isla del Sol, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Copa and Isla del Sol

A travel blog entry by negar

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The bus journey to Copacabana was typically South American, involving an off road detour to avoid the La Paz traffic, and a water crossing on a ferry that resembled nothing more than a few planks on a couple of oiled barrels with a large motor attached to ...

Titicaca (its a bit nice here!!!!), Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Titicaca (its a bit nice here!!!!)

A travel blog entry by richymariner

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... , and the scale of it is mind boggling (3800m above sea level, 8372 sq. km- thanks wikipedia!). Like most, I stayed in Copacabana. Even getting here is fun, with the coach being transferred by barge across one of the smaller stretches of the lake! Its a ...

Lac Titicaca, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Lac Titicaca

A travel blog entry by ouestcharly_ams

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départ pour Copacabana avec Baptiste Aurélien, Guillaume et Lili. 3h de bus + une traversée en bateau de là on va aller sur l'Isla del Sol, berceau de la civilisation Inca en attendant, le soir bonne soirées avec des ...

The REAL story about the trip to Bolivia, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

The REAL story about the trip to Bolivia

A travel blog entry by brendadekater

... vroeg op, we moesten de bus halen (07.30!) die ons van Puno dan toch eindelijk de grens over zou brengen naar Copacabana, Bolivia. Na een stop bij de grens, waar meteen door de security geschreeuwd werd ´NEDERLAND?? KOEEEIIEEEEENNN, MEELKK!!! Heb jij ook ...

Lake Titicaca, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by willsez

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Copacabana 3820m Copa is a cute town. We would have liked to have stayed longer but our hotel was fully booked so we only had 2 nights. In preperation for the inca trail we did a couple of walks up hill - to see the stations of the cross above the ...

hippyville copacabana, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

hippyville copacabana

A travel blog entry by eskimostephie

i was in copacabana by about midday. what a journey. lake titicaca is beautiful. after passing a few small fishin villages, with the lake in view, we were ushered off the bus and told we had to cross a small stretch of the lake by boat. the bus goes on a ...

Rando de 3h et retour Copacabana, Isla del Sol, Bolivia travel blog

Rando de 3h et retour Copacabana

A travel blog entry by ouestcharly_ams

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... de la cordillères des Andes enneigées au fond était magnifique. On arrive à la partie Sud 30 min avant le départ du dernier bateau. On rentre donc sur Copacabana (2h de bateau). Soirée avec un pti concert en live dans un pub de Copacabana ...

At the Copa...Copacabana...., Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

At the Copa...Copacabana....

A travel blog entry by kelly_blogs

... La Paz and join us for the next few weeks. We left in the mid-afternoon and got a minibus out of La Paz towards Copacabana, which is a small town on the edge of Lake Titicaca, about 4 hours away from the capital. The scenery from the bus was absolutely ...

Paddle boating into the sunset, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Paddle boating into the sunset

A travel blog entry by jled

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... song (that one is in Brazil), but the song was still stuck in our heads almost the entire time we were there. Copacabana is a really nice little tourist town sitting on lake Titicaca, the worlds highest navigable lake in the world sitting at 3800m above ...

Isla del Sol and crazy pilgrims, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Isla del Sol and crazy pilgrims

A travel blog entry by davidandem

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... of the island. We stayed overnight on the South of the island where we watched the beautiful sunset before heading back to Copacabana the next day. When we got back to Copacabana the town had been completely overun by pilgrims from La Paz and Cusco ...

Lake Titicaca, Cocacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by juliek

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... for pilgrims to come from all over to visit the Cathedral of Copacabana to pay homage to the Virgin of Copacabana (also known as the Queen of Bolivia and the Virgin of Candelaria), who has supposedly bestowed many miracles upon her true believers. She is ...

Crummy Copocabana, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Crummy Copocabana

A travel blog entry by liv.ltd

... we solved our money problems - no ATMs in Copocabana - booked a bus, had another dissapointing meal (not great cooks the Bolivians) and after another smelly nights sleep - sewage scent not so subtle anymore - we got the hell out of there - Chiao ...

Boat trip across Lake Titikaka to Isla Del Sol, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Boat trip across Lake Titikaka to Isla Del Sol

A travel blog entry by beccamike

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... the island. Luckily we bumped into 3 travellers who kindly lent us money and we ate with them. We would have starved otherwise. We stayed the night on the island, hopped on the boat the next morning back to Copacabana and straight onto a bus to La Paz. ...

Copacabana - just not in Brasil!!, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Copacabana - just not in Brasil!!

A travel blog entry by nikieandjames

Leaving La Paz we headed north for the Peruvian boarder, stopping in Copacabana to visit the Isla Del Sol in beautiful Lake Titicaka. The Andean high plain, containing all of Lake Titicaka, stretches for most of the length of Peru into northern ...

Lake Titicaca, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by hi_from_sa

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Heading towards Peru we crossed a part of Lake Titicaca to arrive in Copacabana (still in Bolivia).  It´s a pretty but touristy town but with lots to do around. We will visit a couple of nearby islands and do some walking, so more photos to come of ...

Lake Titicaca, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by iwanllyrevans

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... began charging! After farewelling our newly adopted Peruvian family, we made our way to the bus terminal and set off for Copacabana, Bolivia, our next stop. Copacabana town itself was quite dull, much like Puno, but the view from the harbour on ...

Carnival in Copacabana!, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Carnival in Copacabana!

A travel blog entry by jon_helen

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... went on late into the evening and the beer flowed freely.  The Catholic religion has an interesting twist in Copacabana.  Every day, cars, buses and trucks adorned with flowers wait outside the cathedral to be blessed. There are stalls ...

First stop in Bolivia, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

First stop in Bolivia

A travel blog entry by glassmerchant

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... certainly a beautiful setting. Just time for one of those posing shots - the last in Peru and it is off to the boarder and Bolivia our 9th country! The boarder crosing from Peru to Bolivia was one of the fastest we have done on our travels so far. ...

Into Bolivia!, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Into Bolivia!

A travel blog entry by sarahquinlan

Crossing over Lake Titicaca we began our travels through Bolivia with a visit to the lakeside town of Copacobana.  Unlike Puno on the Peruvian side, Copacobana is a really pretty relaxed town, however like Puno its main attraction lies on the ...

At the Copa, Copacabana, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

At the Copa, Copacabana

A travel blog entry by bharris4

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... that took us across the water. Our bus got on a bigger boat and also had to be taken across the water, seen here. Copacabana and Lake Titicaca are really nice places, although a bit touristy. Pretty much everything here is either a hostel or a ...

At the copa! Cobabcabana, Bolivia that is, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

At the copa! Cobabcabana, Bolivia that is

A travel blog entry by adamandeve

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... end well. Puno was a disgusting place, full of criminals (or so we thought), so we were glad to leave on the bus fr Bolivia. Copacabana turned out to be a beautiful place to relax for a few days... we will put up some pictures when we get a chance. ...

Copacabana & Island of the Sun, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Copacabana & Island of the Sun

A travel blog entry by jothomas

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Today we left the bustling city of La Paz behind us, onwards to Copacabana and lake Titicaca. Buses run regularly from the main bus station to Copacabana, its only a three hour journey. To get out of La Paz the bus had to go through a town called El Alto, ...

Lake Titicaca-Bolivia 23/10/13-25/10/13 days 52-54, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Lake Titicaca-Bolivia 23/10/13-25/10/13 days 52-54

A travel blog entry by vikkiandchris

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Driving from La Paz to the town of Copacabana was actually quite present! On the approach to Copa we could see Lake Titicaca which was unbelievable, it looked more like the sea than a lake and the way the sun shone on the lake made it look as though it ...

Am I in Greece?, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Am I in Greece?

A travel blog entry by darfrazier

... I mention this word! Finally, I feel right at home here. The mystic blue water surrounded by a bay where this coastal/port town, Copacabana, is sitting pretty along the shore. For a quick blink atop of the hill, you´d swear that you´re in Greece or ...

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