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the high road descends into lakeside Puno

From the peaks to the water

January 23rd 2008
Having had an amazing time trekking through the high Andes of central Peru, Christy, Kent and I set off from Cusco on phase II of our joint travels - eastbound to Lake Titicaca and the high altitude Peruvian altiplano. As expected, the bus ride was a cultural experience in it's own right as we passed through several highland villages and towns unlike any I'd seen. Despite the paved (albeit bu ... read more
South America » Peru » Puno » Lake Titicaca

Peruvian Flag Ancient Peru was the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations, most notably that of the Incas whose empire was captured by the Spanish conquistadors in 1533. Peruvian independence was declared in 1821, and remaining Spanish forces defeated in 1... ... read more
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