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Small hostel that had a clean room and hot water, but most of the staff was unfriendly and unhelpful in terms of information about how to do things around the lake, etc. Small, uncomfortable bed
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... to our new home with a fantastic meal from our cook who happened to be less pushy over finishing all the soup than our Uyuni cook!
We had a good game of volleyball in a local field whilst watching the sunset and then had a night-time boat trip back to the cabins. We got to see the orange eyes of the Caymans in our flashlights along with plenty of bats and one piranha which decided it would be fun to jump into our boat!
... a few small local shops, there are some interesting monuments another mile,or so up the road, some of us elect to go back to the house as it is now raining quite hard. We arrive back at the house and fortunately the rain has gone as quick as if t came, so. We had a look around the immediate vicinity of the house, then went I to the main house and enjoyed a cup of Nescafé, great. Our rooms were set around a courtyard with amazing views out to sea, there is a large ...
Day 20: We travel by local bus for an uneventful 6 hours from Cusco to Puno. Located on the shores of Lake Titicaca, Puno is a mix of Aymara and Quechuan Indian culture and traditional Andean customs are still strongly represented here. Lake Titicaca is the highest navigable lake in the world, sitting at 3,820 m above sea level. After a long day of travelling, we have an early night, to ready ourselves for our next adventure. Day 21: From ...
Our sole sightseeing stop for the day was in the late afternoon at a high altitude archaeological site named Sillustani surrounded by several very blue lakes. The Sillustani site dates from pre-Inca times and the Colla people, ancestors of today’s Aymara speaking population in the Lake Titicaca region. The site consists of multiple stone towers named Chullpas which functioned as burial tombs for the Aymara elites in the century or so before they were conquered by the ...
... had lit our corner stove and placed heated water bottles between the sheets. They really were hot water bottles...hot water placed in empty pop bottles. It truly was a remarkable experience staying in the ecolodge. We could see the stars in the skylights above the bed and the fireplace provided additional light and warmth. The water bottles and woolen blankets kept us warm even though you could see our breath when we awoke in the am. But the neatest thing was ...