Island HomeStay On Lake Titicaca

Lake Titicaca is shared by Peru and Bolivia, and at 3,812m above sea level, is the highest navigable lake in the world and the largest lake in South America. According to Andean legend, Titicaca is the birthplace of the sun, with Isla del Sol and Isla de la Luna both accessible from the Bolivian side … Continue reading Island HomeStay On Lake Titicaca

Monte Alban

Having this week off school has allowed me to play tourist and visit some of the attractions and villages surrounding Oaxaca de Juarez (wa-HA- ka de WHA-rez). One of the most well-known of Oaxaca’s ancient ruins is Monte Albán, (MonTE al BAHn) - an ancient Zapotec capital and partially excavated archaeological site located on top … Continue reading Monte Alban

Athens

In a total contrast to the laid back cool of Zurich is the hustle bustle and heat of Athens. It’s off season so things are not quite so chaotic, I can only imagine how busy it must be a month earlier in the height of summer. Still there are a lot of cruise boat passengers … Continue reading Athens