Sunday, February 8, 2009
Isla del Sol, "Island of the Sun", Bolivia
Lake Titicaca is on of South Americas most beautiful natural wonders. Here there are several idyllic islands where one can catch a glimpse of local life untainted from mass tourism. On the Bolivian side of the lake there is the quaint Isla del Sol. Here there are plenty of small villages with simple but adequate accommodation where the visitor can take a break for a few days from the travel on the road and watch life slowly pass by. You can spend time walking on the quaint cobbled stone pathways that meander around to different parts of the island.
On the west side of Isla del Sol are some interesting Inca temples. Here begins the creation story in Incan mythology.