“The Galápagos Islands are an archipelago of volcanic islands distributed in the Pacific Ocean, 906 km (563 mi) west of continental Ecuador, of which they are a part. The islands are known for their vast number of endemic species and were studied by Charles Darwin, as his observations and collections contributed to the inception of…

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After we crossed the border Bolivia-Peru without any problems, we arrived to Puno. Puno shares the Lake Titicaca and has their own very peculiar island: the islands of Uros. Their uniqueness is due to their construction. They have been created entirely with the buoyant totora reeds that grown abundantly in the shallows of the lake.…

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Lake Titicaca is a large, deep lake in the Andes on the border of Bolivia and Peru. By volume of water and by surface area, it is the largest lake in South America. Lake Titicaca is held as a sacred site by the Incas. In the Incan creation myth, the god Con Tiqui Viracocha emerged from Lake Titicaca bringing some human beings with him. The…

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