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“Floating Islands & the Rock”

published 16/02/2014

ProContrasting cultures

ConsYou need to be open minded about money being made ...

Puno The guide book makes it sound quite charming as it talks of a regal plaza and buildings that blend into the hills. That wasn't quite how we saw it. You approach the city from above and no matter how romantic you're willing to be about it, it looks a mess. Cramped streets, buildings which are...

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“Floating on Lake Titicaca”

published 20/12/2008

ProBeing invited to visit authentic local people

ConsOur visits could spoil the Lake for the local peop...

Puno and the Uros Islands Lake Titicaca is 3,812 m above sea level which makes it the highest commercially navigable lake in the world. It is also the largest lake in South America in volume of water and the deepest point of the lake measures 284m . It lies in both Peru and Bolivia and Lake...

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“Home Sweet Home”

published 14/10/2010

ProChance to interact with locals, beautiful scenery ...

ConsCold in winter, little shelter.

Lake Titicaca is situated on the border of Peru and Bolivia. It is approximately 190km long and 80km wide, and is situated at an altitude of 3800m. I visited the Peruvian side during my visit. The main Peruvian town on the lake is Puno, which is a busy industrial and commercial town, very busy...

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“Breath-taking (literally!)”

published 01/06/2005

Proincredibly unique setting of beauty.

Consthe air is so thin!

i was incredibly lucky enough to go on an expedition with a company called Team Challenge to Peru. This organisation was very positive about everybody involved getting the most out of the expedition, so we were asked to do some charity work while out there. We found a remote village on an island...

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Excellent

ProSpectacular Scenery, unique experience on the floa...

Cons4,300metres above sea level - which means altitude...

I began my visit at Puno, which lies on the shore of the lake. The town is 4,300m above sea level, so the air is thin and I was grateful that the receptionist in the hotel offered to send a cup of coca tea straight up to my room when I checked in. This is made from coca leaves (yes, the ones...

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