El Inti Backpacker Hostel
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... that they stack on top of each other (it is also used to make their houses, crafts, and eaten as a snack). Peet moss forms the base of their island and they have to harvest it from the lake during a certain season where it rises to the surface. They gave us a small scale demonstration of how they build their house and talked about how their economy is fishing (and showed us some half dead fish they had caught from the lake). The women and girls had all sorts of handicrafts ...
... one of the most beautiful and diverse landscapes I have seen. With an extremely early start at 3 am, we began our adventure to the canyon. We stopped along the way to look at the condors (huge birds in my pictures), and when we arrived the bus left us behind and we ventured down into the canyon on foot. There are no roads inside the canyon, so all the food and other living materials they require have to be transported by horse. We hiked for 7 hours the ...
... dance was a simple follow around the floor. Kinda like one big Congo line. June 29th Up and leave the island, after the lovely old lady made us pancakes for breakfast and head to another Island nearby, Isla Taquile, for a walk around and have some lunch. On this island the men knit and the women weave the yard. It's been given World Heritage status and the stuff the guys knit is very good. You can see these young boys all walking around and knitting. Such an unusual ...
... this party. We all looked hilarious in our outfits and had a great time. A traditional music group played pan flutes, guitar and sang while we all danced in circle groups with our mamasitas and their families. It was exhausting at this altitude – I sat down for a good part of it. I chatted to a lovely Australian guy I had seen (and heard) earlier up at the mountain – he was travelling South America for seven months. We had a great night which ...
... various sizes, shapes and conditions survive here, the tallest being around 39 feet.
The chullpas are erected in such a fashion they are wider at the top than at the bottom, and some have been decorated with a "headband" of smaller stones. We noticed a number of symbols carved into some of the towers, leading some to believe they may have been ceremonial or initiation sites as ...