Peru - Lake Titicaca (PDF Chapter)

Peru - Lake Titicaca (PDF Chapter)

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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
  • maps
  • drift along the hills of the Isla Taquile, where the men have a talent for knitting and the women for weaving
  • transport
  • 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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