Floating Islands June 19th 2015 Bang on time the taxi arrived and whisked us off to the port where we joined a group and were ushered onto a boat.
The boat turned out to really nice and comfortable, not the wooden plank seats I'd been expecting. A pan pipe player greeted us followed by an English speaking guide.
We soon reached the first floating reed island. As we stepped off the boat the ground was really springy beneath o ... 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
We both travelled and worked in Spain, which is where we first met, back in 1971. Things back then were quite different, no plastic card banking or internet to smooth the way.
Our travels were put on hold for a few years whilst we brought up our two children. They now spend large chunks of their life exploring the world.
In in our mid to late 50's we decided it was time we took up travelling again and this time write our own travel blog. Hope it can compete with the younger generations.
We chose the nickname 'still crazy' because I guess that's what we are, still crazy. We completed three... full info