Island hopping on a whim ... Reflections all around July 28th 2009 Anyone who has ever traveled with an infamous "buddy pass" before knows all about the uncertainty tied with this type of traveling, which often times leads to frustration... The sweet sight of a smiling gate agent who hands you a boarding pass at the last minute is one of life's greatest relief!
Though I certainly can't complain, having had the opportunity to travel the world with such perks, ... read more
South America » Peru » Puno » Lake Titicaca » Taquile Island 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