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Lake Titicaca: The bus to Puno, Peru, then across the border to Cococabana, Bolivia

July 31st 2012
Puno, the Peruvian town on the edge of Lake Titicaca, was an eleven hour bus journey. But this was no chicken bus, filled with livestock, produce and locals; this was the Inca Express - a luxury coach equipped with air conditioning, TVs, a toilet and best of all, an attentive guide. As soon as we set off on our early morning departure from Cusco, the man told us we would be making five scheduled s ... 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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