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Los Uros

We approach the floating islands...
Lake Titicaca - Puno, Uros Island & Taquile Island

July 23rd 2008
Another bus journey, another border crossing...having got our exit stamp from the Bolivian immigration office and walked across the border to Peru we felt a wee bit emotional. We were very sad to leave Bolivia, it has been abosolutely fantastic and we wish we could stay longer. Why have we loved it so much? The stunning scenery, the fascinating culture and traditions, the noises, the colours, the ... 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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