Category Archives: Lake Titicaca

We’ve been sleeping around way too much this year – hello bed number 100

Hostels, hammocks, tents, floors, sofas, bus seats. That’s where we’ve been getting our night’s shut eye for the last nine months. We celebrated our 100th resting place and 262nd sleep on the road in a little cottage on Amantaní Island, Lake Titicaca. … Continue reading

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Partying with the Amantaní islanders on Lake Titicaca

I feel like a Second World War evacuee waiting for someone I have never met to welcome me into their home. Fortunately a kindly-eyed, smartly dressed old man finally beckons Sophie and I over and leads us up a hill … Continue reading

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Peru’s floating reed islands on Lake Titicaca

Leaping off the boat I fear for my ageing knees, but fortunately my landing is cushioned by a spongy floor made from hundreds of thousands of totora reeds. At 3,809 metres above sea level, the island of Jachatata couldn’t be more … Continue reading

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