Lake Titicaca November 21st 2010 Sat 20 to Sun 21 Nov – Lake Titicaca, Peru
Yet another early start; a 06:30 alarm ..zzz .. for a 2 day tour with an overnight homestay with a local family on Amantani island.
We didn't feel too bad in the morning … maybe we're getting used to this high altitude lark. We're at 3,811 m (12,500 ft) above sea level now. Lake Titicaca is "the highest commercially navigable lake in the world". ... read more
South America » Peru » 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