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Puno

December 10th 2008
We arrived in Puno early and we were getting ready to head to Lake Titicaca where would spend the night with a local family in their homes. Before that we visited the locals and floating islands which were made of soil and bamboo type sticks tied together. These islands where only good for approx 6 months before more had to be made. We really enjoyed this and went for boat ride again on a boat ... 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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