Conde De Lemos
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking hotel
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Ninety-nine [students] out of a hundred are automata, careful to walk in prescribed paths, careful to follow the prescribed custom. This is not an accident but the result of substantial education, which, scientifically defined, is the subsumption of the individual. –The Philosphy of Education (1906)
Listen to Harris again, giant of American schooling, leading scholar of German philosophy in the Western hemisphere, editor and publisher of The Journal ...
... this lake called again?"
The first island we visited was called Uros. It was very small and shaped like a donut. There were about 6-7 reed houses on it and the "donut-hole" in the center of the island functioned as a fishing area for the families. The whole island is made out of reeds, and they continue to expand its base overtime when it gets worn down. Its foundation was about 3 feet thick of soil, covered by a layer of sticks and ...
... clothes, the temperature in the room was bearable. A heating did not exist at the hostel. Early in the morning I went to get me on to the harbor. There I booked a tour to the famous floating islands of Uros and then to the island Taquila. After an hour we arrived at the floating islands of the Uros. The run on the islands is somewhat habituation needy, at each step decreases to a somewhat and there are holes in which one should rather not be. Two minutes after arriving ...
... holding on for dear life on the roof. Probably not the smartest thing I've ever done but I was truly at peace during the trip. One of those moments on the trip where you think "Yes, I'm definitely not at home anymore. This is incredible".
Finally arrived at the island where we were greeted by our new "mothers". Sal and I had an older couple take us in. All of their children were out of the house. We went up the hill to the home we were staying in ...
... After a couple of hours, it was starting to get pretty chilly, so we headed back to our homestay. Bundled under piles and piles of rugs we managed to get warm enough and eventually we dropped off to sleep (nights at high altitude were no longer an issue for us). However, we both had to venture out to the outside toilet during the night - it was very chilly, and a bit spooky with just a head torch, although the stars were incredible. All in all, we'd had a great time on day 1. ...