The magic of Lake Titicaca is not only to be found in nature but also in its people. Getting to know the ancient culture that surrounds this place is captivating. From the veneration of the mamacha Candelaria, the worship of
Being in the highest navigable lake in the world, and visiting the Uros Islands, a set of floating islands made of totora reeds, was an unforgettable and unmissable experience. The inhabitants speak Aymara and Quechua, so I learned
The main villa is 3950 m above sea level and at its highest point is 4050 m. It is about 35 Km from Puno, to get to the island by boat takes about 3 hours, if we add to this the 533 steps that you have to climb to reach the village,
We made a tour with my mother on the Peruvian side of Lake Titicaca. Titicaca lies at an altitude of 3800 meters and its natural beauty is undeniable. It is split into two, one part belongs to Bolivia and has some islands, the rest
Amantani is an island located on Lake Titicaca in Peru. Although the island of Amantani lacks the basic services of electricity and water, the charm and the affection of its residents makes you feel comfortable. Not only are its
Strolling around Lake Titicaca and exploring the Aymara cultural experience, you might find a group of people typical of the region, with their clothes and they might teach you some of their customs. You can take photos, plus you can
The place where the tombs show a peace and quiet, especially if you visit in the morning and at noon, when less people are there. It is worth it just to go for a couple hours. There is no bus that goes straight until the ruins. We
Built in the 17th century, this cathedral is a wonderful example of Baroque design. It's beautifully carved stone facade mixes Christian and indigenous motifs. The most characteristic part is the atrium that has a 10 step staircase
This is a wonderful sight for sore eyes, with views of Lake Titicaca on the Peruvian side with the background of the snowy mountains in Bolivia, it is truly nature at its best. You can enjoy this beautiful scenery along the route of
This church is an architectural gem from the seventeenth century, which stands on its own ruins. It was formerly known as Santa Maria Maggiore. Its highlights include the unfinished tower, baroque ornamentation, and its modest façade.
The church of St. Thomas Aquinas, more commonly known as St. Peter Martyr Church, or the Cathedral of Juli, is the largest to be found in the city. It was commissioned by order of the Spanish Dominicans, in approximately 1565. It was
One morning passing through Juli, we found ourselves in this "Sunday market". It formerly exploited the poor neighbors to offer their products, from the pumpkins from the garden, to the cobbler (repairer), without forgetting the
Juliaca is a city in southeastern Peru, close to Puno and Lake Titicaca. It is one of the biggest cities in the zone and is more administrative than touristy, but is the only place that has an airport, so there are more foreigners who
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Re-modelled about 2 years ago, this fantastic Peruvian market has everything - vibrant colours, enticing smells, all kinds of fabrics, food, herbs, spices and other strange items. A feast for the senses.