Taypikala Hotel Lago
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7am start. Long bus to Puno. Shopping for tomorrows home stay. Wander around town. Night out at a rock and reggae bar, salsa. Thought for the day: It's the strange shaped crisps that make the world interesting. Imagine how boring it would be if they all looked and tasted the ...
... is Quechua and they still live by the Inca rules, don't be lazy, don't steal, don't ??? which is why they spin and walk. There are beautiful views of the turquoise waters, farms and rough terraces, animals and peasants dotted around in costume. It is compulsory for the people to continue wearing their costs and upholding their traditions otherwise they will not be allowed to vote or participate in other local privileges. There is no traffic here, the only transport ...
... soft bed, and ordered room service. Not here yet, but the bottle of wine i opened is holding me over.
Tomorrow morning I go on a boat tour on Lake Titicaca. This is one thing I have really looked forward to. A floating island that is a thousand years old, and that people still live on. Photos should be good.
Tonight, club sandwich, Argentinean Malbec, then a little TV before passing out.
Enjoy the few photos from today.
... we're sorry we can't be with you on your special day, but we love and miss you lots.
Beth, we're also sorry to be missing your birthday on the 27th, so we hope you enjoy this too.
Have an absolutely fantastic birthday, both of you!
Here's a llama, there's a llama, and another little ...
... role in my life, right above the municipal pool.
To close, let me leave you with a rhetorical question. Does using toilet paper as a wine stopper make you less classy, or is the potential decrease in classiness mitigated by the ingenuity of using a peanut butter jar and ear drop bottle to pound the cork in because your low-brow Swiss Army knife has a beer bottle opener but no wine screw?
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet