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Islas Flotantes

Located about 5km off the shore of Puno on Lake Titicaca are a network islands made of nothing more than skillfully packed and stacked reeds and reed roots...
Lake Titicaca

January 29th 2011
Having been pleasantly impressed with our first two stops in Peru, we were excited to see what the famed Lake Titicaca area had to offer. The bus route from Arequipa to Puno is notorious for being one of the most dangerous bus rides in the world due to a combination of overworked Peruvian drivers and the overall high-altitude of the drive. Having purchased first class bus seats for only a few mo ... 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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