"Isla Taquile, a bubble in Titicaca" Top 5 Page for this destination Isla Taquili by SirRichard

Isla Taquili Travel Guide: 38 reviews and 106 photos

People

Taquile is like a bubble in time and space. Here you will find people with very antique and weird customs, in an island where there are no cars, no noises, just tracks, landscapes, and endless horizons all around...

Landscapes

The first thing that impressed me in Taquile was the magnificient views from the top of the island. You can see Bolivian mountains with snowy peaks in the distance, with all that quietness around... a really magical place....

Location

Taquile island is located in the middle of Titicaca Lake, in the Peruvian side. You can get there by boat from Puno, in the Peruvian coast. There are daytrips, visiting also the Uros island. Boats take about 4 h.

  • Last visit to Isla Taquili: Apr 2005
  • Intro Written Jun 7, 2005
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  • acemj's Profile Photo
    Jul 14, 2005 at 5:22 PM

    Your secret is out!!! You've been sleeping with the locals!!!

  • Bwana_Brown's Profile Photo
    Jul 6, 2005 at 12:01 PM

    An extremely interesting page on this island of strange customs!! Quite an insightful observation about people living on an island yet they are not interested in the water! I like off-beat places like this. Thanks.

  • jenniferchin's Profile Photo
    Jun 21, 2005 at 3:35 AM

    Taquili sounds like Tranquil :-))) ... and the men KNIT ? hmmmm .. progressive ..... ;-)

  • Jun 12, 2005 at 6:13 AM

    Interesting and helpful page!

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