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Stayed here with a group tour and the staff was very accommodating as we had leave our big bags and allowed us to do so in the room. When we returned only a few of us had to change rooms. Beds are very comfy and warm, bathrooms clean and lots of hot water.
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Puno is a city in southeastern Peru, located on the shore of Lake Titicaca. There is less than 3km of flat land between the shores and the foothills, which has caused the growing city to continue to expand upwards onto the hillsides. Similar to La Paz, it is the poorer community that live upon the steep hills. The locals make a living raising …
Ce matin départ 6h50 direction le lac Titicaca. Au programme visite des Uros et de l'île Taquile.
Les Uros sont des îles flottantes (attention, blague de David: "mais sans crème anglaise"), construites avec des roseaux, la technique est assez impressionnante.
Ensuite nous avons repris le bateau pour rejoindre Taquile où une petite …
Comme prévu, le réveil matinal a été trèèès difficile, après une nuit de 3h. Du coup les 2 vols ont surtout été passés à dormir (enfin surtout pour Emilie).
Arrivés à l'aéroport de Juliaca, il nous restait une heure de route pour rejoindre Puno où nous logeons, au bord du lac Titicaca.
Le changement est total par rapport au Chili, qu' …
... tourists, and others just live everyday life. We did a tour and saw people’s homes and daily life. If you are so inclined, you can also do a tour where you spend the night on the islands with a local family, which I did not do this time. Really interesting.
By the way, the lake itself, eh, it’s just a lake. Nothing that scenic besides the floating islands and some wildlife. I ...
... to the island called Taquille which reminded us a bit of a Greek island. Walking on the island was pretty hard because it was a very steep climb. When we reached the village square we again came across another civil celebration. Again the national anthem, bands playing and everyone dressed in their traditional costumes. We had lunch provided at a local's restaurant where we got to try trout. This has been introduced ...