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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' …
After a free day in Cusco to relax and recover from the Inca Trail, it was time to move on with an early morning start to catch a local bus for a seven hour journey to Puno on the shores of Lake Titicaca. Unfortunately we had depart without Ciro and Martina as overnight Ciro had taken a turn for the worse, having chest pains and they decided to go …
... perspective of daily existence in Peru.
On the walk skyward to the tombs, we had a birds-eye view of a strange configuration of lake side agricultural formations far below. We learned they are called waru waru, and though they were created by a culture pre-dating the Incas, the Incas further developed and refined the method. Water channels from the lagoon surround platforms ...
... of the canyon is only 500m away but in fact the distance is 3 kilometres. We make it back to the bus and it is time to head back to our hotel for lunch and to prepare for our trip to the hot springs. The hot springs (which we were looking forward to) are about a twenty minute drive from Chivay and when we get there we see that we need to cross a suspension bridge that doesn't look very safe but we do it anyway and then soak in the four different pools for quite a while. ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Balsa Puno
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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