Peru - Lake Titicaca (PDF Chapter)
This is the Lake Titicaca chapter from Lonely Planet’s Peru guidebook.
In Andean belief, Titicaca is the birthplace of the sun. Bright days contrast with bitterly cold nights. Enthralling, deep-blue Lake Titicaca is the unifying, longtime home of highland cultures steeped in the old ways.
- boat the serene blue expanse to the mystical Islas Uros made entirely of reeds
- drift along the hills of the Isla Taquile, where the men have a talent for knitting and the women for weaving
- celebrate festivals with blaring brass bands and crazy costumes in Peru’s capital folklórico, Puno.
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Juliaca, Lampa, Pucará, Puno & Around, Lake Titica-ca’s Islands, Capachica Peninsula & Around, South-Shore Towns, Bolivian Shore.
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