Islands of Lake Titicaca part 2 – Amantani and Taquile

The ferry trip over the lake itself was incredible and the backdrop of the Ancohuma and Illampu mountains in Bolivia on the other side of the lake. Lake Titicaca is actually considered the highest commercially navigable body of water in the world (3821m). The sun was shining and it was a good opportunity to just watch the world or read a book as we were getting closer to Amantani. Read More  Read More

Islands of Lake Titicaca part 1 – Puno and The floating island of Uros

As the first rays of sun hit Lake Titicaca outside my bus window, I was woken up by the fact that my entire left side of my lower body was completely numb. Falling asleep sideways on a hard bus seat is not recommended! It was time to wake up though as we were heading into Puno, a medium sized city located at over 3800 m.a.s.l right on the shore of the Lake Titicaca. The reason why we went to Puno was to get aquinted with the main tourist attraction... Read More