Day 32 – Puno, Peru – Sillustani Funeral Towers

Day 32 – Puno, Peru – Sillustani Funeral Towers

I love all things ruins. Everything. If it is old, crumbling, and fantastic; I normally have to make a trip to see it. Thus – I spent an afternoon wandering around the Sillustani Funeral towers in Puno, Peru. I felt they deserved their own day. And they did. Not only for the ruins, but for the surrounding scenery which is breathtaking. Even more so with a storm rollling in. (Storms are great from a far – as long as no rain touches me!)

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Day 30 & 31 – Puno, Peru – Uros Flotantes, Amantani & Taquile Island

Day 30 & 31 – Puno, Peru – Uros Flotantes, Amantani & Taquile Island

While crossing the border from Bolivia into Peru, a man on the bus told me about a hostel I could stay at in Puno, with hot water, breakfast, tv, and discounts on my tours – I said sure.

small dolls and reed houses/boats to describe life of Uros Flotantes, Peru

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Day 28 & 29 – Isla del Sol, Bolivia

Day 28 & 29 – Isla del Sol, Bolivia

2 days on Isla del Sol – what to do? what to see? Why Ruins of Course!

Chincana Ruins in the North of Isla Sol, Bolivia

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Day 27 – Isla del Sol, Bolivia – Happy New Years 2012

Day 27 – Isla del Sol, Bolivia – Happy New Years 2012

Sun Island eh? Due to rainy season, this name is only true from 11:00 -19:00. That is ok. I still managed to walk the entire Island in this short time frame, AND visit a few ruins.

View in the North of Isla del Sol

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Day 26 – Copacabana, Bolivia

Day 26 – Copacabana, Bolivia

*Her name was Lola, she was a showgirl*     wait….wrong Copacobana…

Church in Copacabana

I am Not in the famous Copacabana sung about by Barry Manilow…I am still in Bolivia – but I think this Copacabana could have a song too!

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