Joya del Titicaca
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... come to South America just for this. I was thinking of skipping it.. Was it really worth it? I don't know much about Inca history so that probably doesn't help. It's not an easy place to get to, which makes it more expensive. In the end I could imagine the future conversations..
"Oh you went to Perú?"
... 13 hours on the road with a brief stop at Sillustani was met by power cuts during a huge thunder storm which lasted several hours!
Today was spent recovering from the road trip and preparing for our next 10 hour one tomorrow.....
Good news though as it was sunny until 3pm before the storm came in and the local sheep got covered in hail! Sorry but no picture as the rain washed in off before the camera came ...
... of 3,200. The main occupation (including the men) is textiles. They make all their own clothes, and different get ups represent different martial status or statuses in the community. Most of the men look like matadors, which I guess is the Spanish influence. We had an included lunch here. Unsurpringsly the main dish was fish, so I had to throw my hat in with the vegetarians. Omelete. I struggled through about a third. The town and island itself don't have ...
We caught a public bus from cusco to Puno. I must have paid a bit extra for my ticket because it came with a free flick knife stashed in the seat. With people's stomachs still struggling a bit with the altitude and various bugs there was still a focus on how far between toilet stops because the bus toilet was strictly for number 1s only. This was signed everywhere and I fear there would have been stern consequences if anyone stuffed that up. We stayed in a 4 ...
... compared to Cusco and certainly Lima. The further out to the Islands we got, the more of Puno I could fit into one visual field. Eventually it was just a small speck and there was more surrounding mountains than Puno, at the shoreline.
The islands were made up of reeds that grew throughout Lake Titikaka. The Lake itself is the largest lake in South America. I mean it is HUGE. I had to stop myself calling it a sea or an ocean. You can't see anything ...