Colca Canyon

From Puno we took the detour to Colca Canyon, one of the world’s deepest canyons. At 3,270 metres deep it is spectacular and at the same time very difficult to photograph effectively. The canyon has been inhabited for up to 7,000 years and both sides of the canyon are dotted with villages, clinging to steep... Continue Reading →

Uros Floating Islands, Lake Titicaca

Like all tourists who visit this region, we visited the Uros Floating Islands near Puno in Peru. Along with the floating islands, Lake Titicaca also has several permanent islands which each have their own traditions and history. The Uru or Uros are an indigenous group of people from this region of Peru and Bolivia and... Continue Reading →

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