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27 Apr 2016

Lake Titicaca

Someone once told me that if I wanted to witness one of the greatest contrasts of nature and human habitat, I had to travel to Puno. A plane takes you in two hours from Lima to Juliaca, which also serves the city of Puno. Puno is an ancient and modern city on the banks of the highest navigable lake in the world, a few kilometers away from the  pre-incan cemetery of Sillustani, with its spectacular  chullpas. It is a chaotic city, cramped by  mototaxistas and combis,  where at all times you listen the out of tune orchestra of horns; but if […]