Casa Andina Private Collection Isla Suasi
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Woke up early again!!
Jayne suffering from altitude sickness and very out of breath. Recovered once she had a bit of breakfast. Dave suffering the effects of something he ate last night.
Fiona,Jayne and myself went for a walk to the alpaca farm just below the hotel.
Really got up close to them. The babies were really cute. One of them …
... form to another guy and Vicki and I had to wait for him to yell us while we explained that the guy from emigration at La Paz airport said we get 90 as Australians and so we should have a problem, but no we had to pay 200 bolivianos to exit, equivalent to around $30 AUD. We were pretty ****** off at this point because our plan was to go to the office in La Paz and get an extension but were told not to, to go and do it at the airport. ...
... building with one bed that our family of 5 shared. They dressed us up in local clothing- Laura was president and I was secretary :) We took a local boat across the river to the next floating island- the equivalent of the capital; where I climbed the ricketiest watch tower to get an overview of the islands. We cruised for another 3 hours to arrive at Amantani Island. We met our pappi- Geodici and were taken to our home ...
... and he said it was the other way on the street. Great, take us there. He said it was a one- way street. So? Kimberly made a signal to make a block and take us there. He seemed to say no. Kimberly and I just didn't get out. He wasn't getting fully paid if I had to walk the blocks to my hostel. When Kimberly and I refused to move, he realized he needed to make the block and get us there. Finally we were comfortably at our hostel. <> We were looking forward ...
Now time to check out the Peruvian side of lake Titicaca. Nope, didn't disappoint. The main reason we stopped in Puno was to break up the trip from Copacobana to Cuzco. Once again a number of travelers we met had said Puno wasn't really worth a visit etc etc.. Once again we were surprised, Puno is a very interesting, very large city. Totally worth the stop over!
Puno has around 120, 000 people living in a lovely city, spreading out from an ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsCasa Andina Private Collection Isla Suasi Puno
Just arrived in the dark but it looks great with the lights over lake titicaca .
Rooms very comfortable with lake views
Will update again tomorrow
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