Joya del Titicaca
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Minbar in room
- High-speed internet in room (free)
- Breakfast Available
- Refrigerator in room
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... Since 1900, and due more to the activity of persons concerned with social legislation and those interested in improving the moral welfare of children than to educators themselves, there has been a general revision of the compulsory education laws of our States and the enactment of much new child-welfare...and anti-child-labor legislation....These laws have brought into the schools not only the truant and the incorrigible, who under former conditions either left early or ...
... adults dancing in a big circle round the square with the men playing flutes (some more musically than others) and a couple of men stood in the middle banging drums and playing flutes. For a “once a year celebration” the locals didnīt look overly happy! It was entertaining to watch, but we felt it was a bit of a show that they did every day for the tourists – we didnīt like how set up it was.
We were marched down the hill by ...
... mine was big with 3 beds in it! I had 5 layers of blankets, it might be 15 by the time I go to bed. Expected to be -6 or colder. However at the time we arrived it was more like 20 deg. Then had lunch, Quinoa soup followed by cows cheese, rice and potatos. I then took a short walk to explore the surroundings there are no roads or motor vehicles on this island. There were a couple of pigs, a cow and some sheep on the grounds. Pigs hated getting their ...
Up & out after breakfast to the jetty across the road from the hotel to board our boat to go for out trip on the lake. Feeling a little better today. We headed out on Lake Titicaca to the settlement of the Uros people who live on islands man made from the reeds in the lake, they have a self sufficient lifestyle & head to the weekly markets on the mainland to trade their wares. 40+ islands housing 4500+ people .. Pretty amazing & unique. We had the opportunity to ...
... squeaky cheese (a bit like halloumi) with various types of potatoes. The food was simple but delicious and after a long morning we cleared our plates pretty quickly. To help the food go down we were offered a mint tea using fresh herbs from the garden - Nicolas said this was another trusted remedy for the high altitude. Kate helped with the washing up before we headed out to meet the rest of the group at the football pitch in the middle of the island. The guide got a little ...