Tag: lake titicaca

Copacabana for Easter

Copacabana, Bolivia, is a small seaside tourist town- except it’s on a lake. The horseshoe bay is a mix of sand and pebble with a flotilla of swan-shaped peddle boats awaiting passengers and dozens of boats moored in the bay. Most of the boats are 12 to 20 seater tourist transports, used for tours to…

Dia Del Mar

Bolivians can hold a grudge. Bolivia is a landlocked country, but this wasn’t always the case. They lost their strip of coastline to Chile after the Pacific War in 1883. That has never really sat right with Bolivia. Despite having tax free access to Chile’s ports, many Bolivians see the lack of sovereign access to…

Too long in Puno

What are you doing in Puno? Just passing through… Puno is a city on Peru’s side of the vast Lake Titicaca, the world’s highest navigable lake at 3800m. Despite the prime location, for most visitors Puno is simply a bus stop for moving between Peru and Bolivia. Because of this, Puno has a pedestrian plaza…

The Capachica Peninsula

Capachica is a quiet, scenic peninsula to the Northeast of Puno with next to no international tourism… except us. The mini bus from Puno was easy to find, we hopped in a taxi and asked him to drop us at the bus ‘station’ for Capachica. We were taken to a random intersection near the water,…