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Visiting a family on the High Plateau

Peru.. Lake Titicaca

November 10th 2006
Headed East to PUNO, a small town on the edge of LAKE TITICACA with Katie, Dave and Ronald. Booked the first class section of the bus from Cuzco, so had huge seats and loads of room, but it was freezing, so we didn't get much sleep.. arrived at Puno at 5am and slept for the morning! Visited Sillustani.. An Incan (and pre Incan) burial ground with 12m tall burial chambers on an outcrop of land ... 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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