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 …
... before the driver got impatient and had us get off...ooookkk? We thought that was very strange but the tour girl got us a taxi that took us to the port of Puno. From there we took off in a boat to the islands tour. It was an hour and a half to the first stop so Leslie and I promptly fell asleep since our night bus had been a little bit shirt of a full night's sleep. Our first stop on the lake was one of the Uros islands. Uros is a community of floating islands made out of ...
... We hopped onto the island's jetty and were greeted by our host families with whom we'd be spending the night. I was to stay with a lady called Gladys, her husband and their two children, Evelyn and Franklin. For a reason completely unknown to me, I ended up on a French-speaking tour and was joined in my host family's home by a French-Canadian lady, a Parisian silver fox and his rather dishy young son. I decided not to trouble ...
... plant growing in lake Titicaca. And they are floating but are attached to bamboo sticks to not float around uncontrollably. The Uros people live on these islands all their life. And in order to keep the islands floating they have to put a new coat of plant sticks on the whole surface of the island every 15 days, which is one of the main tasks of the president that holds this title for a year before the responsibility is given to someone else. We were introduced to ...
... off. The first 12km are on standard roads which is to get you used to the bike and the speed. The other 42km are on dirt road which is not very wide. The narrowest part is 3m and not much in the way of barriers. Our guides are good, a Kiwi guy and a local guy. They break the road down into sections and after you complete one, they break and tell you about the next one and what to expect. The speed some of the group are travelling at is crazy so I was happy to take it a ...
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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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