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Final days in Peru

December 17th 2008
Just a short blog entry for my final stay in Peru. Left Cusco early morning to catch the bus to Puno which only managed to break down once! (luckily another bus was only 30mins away). Arrived in Puno late afternoon to the pouring rain so got the first available hostal, dumped our ever increasing rucksacks (there are too many amazing textiles and jewellery to purchase!) and went for a wande ... read more
South America » Peru » Puno » Lake Titicaca » Uros Island

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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