Monthly Archives: December 2009

World Trip 2009-2010: Day 35 – Puno and Lake Titicaca, Peru

Thursday 31 December 2009 Highlights: Exploring Taguile Island, Capachica Peninsula Home Stay, Community Dancing and New Year’s Celebration New Year’s Eve Special Today we set off to explore Lake Titicaca and its local people. This started with us catching bicycle … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009-2010: Day 34 – La Paz to Copacabana to Puno, Peru

Wednesday 30 December 2009 Highlights: Cute baby llamas Getting up at 6.45 am we packed our bags and went down to breakfast. Andrew tried salt pancakes (by accident) but I thought it was funny. We caught a bus to San … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009-2010: Day 33 – La Paz, Bolivia

Tuesday 29 December 2009 Highlights: Witches Market, San Francisco Church, La Paz Cathedral, Presidential Palace, Moon valley Today sees us start the 3rd and last leg of the South American tour so later tonight we will met our new tour … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009-2010: Day 32 – La Paz, Bolivia

Monday 28 December 2009 Highlights: Adventures on an overnight bus, Andrew failing the vindaloo challenge The overnight bus trip ended up taking 14.5 hours instead of the scheduled 12 due to the bus getting stuck in 2 different mud slides, … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009-2010: Day 31 – Uyuni Desert to La Paz, Bolivia

Sunday 27 December 2009 Highlights: Geysers, thermal baths, Laguna Colorada (red lagoon), Laguna Verde (blue/green lake) Today we got up at 4.15 am, I was so asleep I managed to scalp myself going to the toilet, Bolivians are not very … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009-2010: Day 30 – Salt Flats to Uyuni Desert, Bolivia

Saturday 26 December 2009 Highlights: Exploring Uyuni Desert, Flamingos After experiencing an amazing sunrise over the Salt Flats we said goodbye to our Salt Hotel and set off to explore the Uyuni Desert.  The Uyuni Desert has some amazing foundations … Continue reading

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