Destinations

Con-salt your senses!

Opting to leave Peru for Bolivia the day before Peruvian Independence Day was perhaps not one of my smartest decisions. It appeared that the entire Peruvian Population who reside in Bolivia were making their way back over the boarder to get ready for the celebrations.  After resolving some issues with departure papers myself and my friend Clair were finally given the go ahead to cross the border on what should have been a quick three minute walk, however as soon as we stepped out of the...

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Destinations

Spending the night on Lake Titicaca

Two days ago we arrived in Puno; a Peruvian city situated at Lake Titicaca (the world’s highest navigable lake). From Puno we visited the floating islands and after that we went for a three hour boat ride to get to Isla Amantani, where everyone would spend  the night with a local family. Practically nobody speaks English, only some of the natives speak Spanish, the majority don’t (the main language there is Quechua; only 40% of the inhabitants speak Spanish).

It was a lot of fun!...

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Destinations

An Expedition like no other

A journey on to the Uyuni Salt Flats is a highlight of many people’s visits to Bolivia. Tour Leader, Amanda, describes the excursion and it is easy to understand why.

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