Tag Archives: Titicaca

Indiana Jones is back

He was spotted on the island of Taquile in Lake Titicaca in Peru.

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Who stole the Pokemons?

As always, it was the innocently looking girls: The first girl is one of the Uros living on the floating islands in Lake Titicaca in Peru. The second girl is one of the Mojenos living in the remote community of … Continue reading

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Where does the Internet come from?

You have all seen these cables on wooden poles, dangling across fields, leading from village to village, from country to country and even connecting the continents underwater. This is how the internet comes into your home. Have you never asked … Continue reading

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Bay of Pigs

The real Bay of Pigs is not on Cuba, but on the eastern shore of Isla del Sol in Lake Titicaca in Bolivia. Here, the pigs have the beautiful beach to themselves. And even when a human being passes by, it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Dinner by Lake Titicaca

I only had – as always, for reasons of economy – a plate of quinoa soup and the Bolivian national drink Coca Cola, but the view was edifying enough. I had just returned from a hike to the uninhabited Kakayo Queña peninsula … Continue reading

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Video Blog: Hummingbird

In Bolivia, I have already seen hummingbirds several times. Sometimes, they even come to the garden of the house where I live in Cochabamba. But by the time I get my camera ready, the birds have left. Or they move … Continue reading

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Video: Cowboy Idyll

My arms were weak from hours of rowing the small boat. The horses had spotted the secluded bay with lush meadows. So I went ashore on Isla del Sol for a break. Because the bay was surrounded by steep and scraggy … Continue reading

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Reading by the Lake

One thing that Isla del Sol in Lake Titicaca is missing is a library or a bookshop. Because it’s a perfect place to read. Luckily, I never go on a trip without a few books in my backpack. Where else … Continue reading

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Next Trip: La Paz, Tiwanaku and Titicaca

Tomorrow, I will fly to La Paz. I don’t usually like big cities too much, but with a constant view of the mountains, it may be bearable. Of course I will visit Tiwanaku before I will continue to Lake Titicaca … Continue reading

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