Puno Titicaca Islands

  • CIMG0652  Puno harbor 3800 meters above sea level.
  • CIMG0758  View over the city and Lake Titicaca. Raised approximately 4,000 meters.
  • CIMG0767  The walk up the hundreds of stairs sapped our strength at that height.
  • CIMG0659  View over the city and a small portion of the lake.
  • CIMG0667  Puno Cathedral.
  • CIMG0657  Taxi.
  • CIMG0669  Salesperson everywhere.
  • CIMG0839  On the way to the floating islands. The islands and the houses on them are made of this reed.
  • CIMG0781  The first floating island.
  • CIMG0784  In the past, they built fishing boats of reeds. Nowadays also tourist boats.
  • CIMG0787  A fish farming. Titicas clean and cold water to create delicious fish.
  • CIMG0789  Children play here, as everywhere else.
  • CIMG0797  Hm.........
  • CIMG0792  The island's clothes shop
  • CIMG0799  Further to the permanent islands farther out in the lake.
  • CIMG0834  A view from the island where we spent the night with one of the locals home.
  • CIMG0825  Our host and her house in the background.
  • CIMG0822  The host ​​Isabella and her daughter. The people on the island are very poor but offers simple but delicious food. Everyone is very friendly and the crime rate is zero.
  • CIMG0802  The entrance to our room. Marisol is waiting for your food.
  • CIMG0826  The children are kind and happy and have fun with simple toys.
  • CIMG0804  The neighboring house.
  • CIMG0806  My equal.
  • CIMG0812  A cubalibre in the village bar.
  • CIMG0814  The bartender
  • CIMG0831  The road down from our host down to the harbor.
  • CIMG0835  Quiet, fresh and beautiful. No electricity on the island. The night is silent and dark, with a fabulous starry sky.
  • CIMG0810  A exhausting walk to the island's highest point takes hard on powers at this height.
  • CIMG0815  Even on your mood.
  • CIMG0838  On the way from a wonderful island back to Puno.