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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' …
... if it were free the second time. I just can't handle the regimen and hand-holding. We saw the floating reed islands that Titicaca is famous for and hiked around on an island that was very unique called Taquile, so we left the area satisfied and feeling like we gave Titicaca a good shot. ...
... and poor Rick is very sick on the walk up to the house. When we arrive, mama brings Rick a special type of alcohol for him to breathe in, and she rubs it all over his forehead and through his hair. She also brings us bottles full of hot water, which she says to place at the bottom of the bed to keep our feet warm. We are very warm in the little mudbrick room, although the blankets are so heavy it takes real effort to move! We are in bed by ...