Hotel Embajador Puno
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... ordinary dinner with the group, the least impressive so far. The food is much more expensive here, as is everything. But I guess it's a lot more touristy as it is the gateway to the lake. The newbies seem nice. Chris is feeling somewhat threatened as there's 2 new Aussie boys who also have large appetites. So it seems Chris now has some competition to contend with with regards to snaffling the girls leftovers at ...
... Lake Titicaca, which is known for being the highest (altitude) lake in the world (which is not actually true, but close enough). After a six hour bus ride, I landed in Puno.
Puno itself doesn't have a lot going on, but I did stumble on to yet another parade. One thing I will say for South Americans, they love a parade like Americans love hamburgers. There is a parade, I’m talking ...
... It was another bizarre contrast to our lives in the UK and she even had 8 guinea pigs who roamed free in the kitchen!? The highlight of the trip was getting dressed up in traditional Peruvian clothes and attending a party on the final evening.
All in all we loved our trip to Lake Titicaca. Unfortunately we had to stay an extra day as Steve got the first bout of proper food poisoning and was too ill to get on the bus. Next Up, Cusco and Machu Picchu!
... made us most welcome, telling us about their way of life, then taking us on a short trip in a reed boat which were traditionally used for fishing, although now wooden boats are used.
Leaving Puno, we travelled on our last long coach trip, 385km to Cusco, driving again through the altiplano, a grassy high plateau sitting between the east and west range of the Andes, which turns green with the rains. ...
because it’s just too hard.
Arrived at the village to find the Primary School end of
the year celebrations taking place, which made the main square very colourful,
and we had a rather rough lunch in a rooftop restaurant, where the toilets were
flushed with a bucket and there was no soap or hand towels- pretty third ...