Trip Start Jun 11, 2013
12Trip End Jul 11, 2013
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Both girls were very touchy feely which I enjoyed as sometimes travelling can be contact free. We met two Argentinian guys called Santiago and Hernan who I will go for a beer with when I visit the Buenos Aires. The five of us alongside around 15 others climbed aboard a motor boat and set off for the Uros Islands.
The Uros Islands are made only of reeds that are added to every month to sustain the islands. The people who live there are incestual but friendly and took us on a reed boat where Inca Man and his red cape came alive again. I loved being in the girls company they were always positive and smiling.
After the Uros Islands we visited Amanti where an annual celebration is held with all 20000 of the different islands occupants on the 21/6 due to Inti Raymi. We stayed on this island in a gorgeous little family home, visited the sun temple for sunset and drank cusqueña lager at an indigenous disco that involved dancing around like an idiot locking arms and swinging people around, extremely energetic and after a long day the five of us decided to leave after an hour and chill out playing I have never.
The following day i motored the boat to Tanquile Island, some tasty trout overlooking the beautifully vibrant lake and a thorough explanation of the islands from a fantastic guide called Zac (for short). The lake is 60% Peruvian and 40% Bolivian, is the highest navigable lake on the planet and its occupants refuse to give up land to outside parties no matter what price is offered, refreshing. They solely live off the land and even though living in modest accommodation by global standards see themselves as rich.