Puno, the floating Islands and blockades AGAIN! June 27th 2009 Tim Version:
* Made the now very long ridiculus trek to Puno.
* Saw the Floating Islands and other sights of Puno, but unfortunately got stuck 3 more days by more blockades...
The "Why are these protests and blockades following me!!" version:
Puno, it's taken a bit of a mission to get here but I finally arrived. Instead of the direct 6 hour bus ride from Cusco, due to the strikes I had t ... read more
South America » Peru » Puno » Puno 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
24, Male, West Aussie going backpacking in Central America and South America.
Countries I hit include England, Northern Ireland, Portugal and Spain for relatives and relaxation, then for the backpacking its Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras, Belize, Guatemala, Mexico, Brazil, Venezuela, Peru and maaybe Chile if time and cash allows.
Backpacking, I want to experience it all from the ground to get a better look and feel for the places. Walking and public buses instead of taxis, that kind of deal, to get more amongst it.
Hopefully by the end I will be able to speak Spa... full info