Boston cape view
orlando airport, terminal train view.
relaxing before the big flight to Lima, Peru
Landed at Lima, Peru. Getting on to the Cusco Flight.
Landed in Cusco morning. Cusco, a city in the Peruvian Andes, was once capital of the Inca Empire. Elevation: 11,152′
omw to the hotel.
cusco city view
some local festival at the church next to the hotel.
combination of traditional Andean beliefs and Catholicism that defines religion in the Andean region of Latin America.
getting ready for 6 hour drive to lake titicaca.
picnic lunch stop - 2hrs away from cusco..
altitude sickness slowly started to kick-in. but what a beautiful view.
lunch stop near cusco..
After 8 long hours drive finally we reached Puno, starting of lake titicaca (pano shot)
photo porfavor. our hotel in the background.
Our first stop - Uros Floating Islands
Uros Islands: They live on an approximate and still growing 120 self-fashioned floating islands in Lake Titicaca near Puno.
Much of the Urus' diet and medicine also revolve around the same totora grass reeds used to construct the islands.
She is the boss of this island. Giving us the tour. how they build these islands using the grass that grows on the lake titicaca..
Next stop - 3 hour boat ride from uros lands to one of the remote islands on the lake. Taquile Island.
The deepest part of Lake Titicaca is 1,000 feet deep, and the highest point on the lake is on Isla del Sol at 13,400 feet above sea level.
After 3 hours of boat ride, we reached the Taquile Island.
Bolivian Border sight