Titicaca


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Ti·ti·ca·ca

 (tĭt′ĭ-kä′kə, tē′tē-kä′kä), Lake
A freshwater lake of South America in the Andes on the Bolivia-Peru border. Lying at an elevation of 3810 m (12,500 ft), it is the highest lake in the world to be navigable by large vessels.

Titicaca

(Spanish titiˈkaka)
n
(Placename) Lake Titicaca a lake between S Peru and W Bolivia, in the Andes: the highest large lake in the world; drained by the Desaguadero River flowing into Lake Poopó. Area: 8135 sq km (3141 sq miles). Altitude: 3809 m (12 497 ft). Depth: 370 m (1214 ft)

Ti•ti•ca•ca

(ˌtɪt ɪˈkɑ kə, -kɑ)

n.
Lake, a lake on the boundary between S Peru and W Bolivia, in the Andes. 3200 sq. mi. (8290 sq. km); 12,508 ft. (3812 m) above sea level.
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We've told yarns by the campfire in the prairies, and dressed one another's wounds after trying a landing at the Marquesas, and drunk healths on the shore of Titicaca. There are more yarns to be told,and other wounds to be healed, and another health to be drunk.
10-day trip starts in Lima, then Cusco, Machu Picchu and Lake Titicaca. Departs London, July 18.
In the thin bright air surrounding Lake Titicaca, 12,500 feet above sea level, he explained how we were going to count them.
Taquile is on the UNESCO Cultural Heritage of Humanity list for its textile art which is produced by both men and women as an everyday activity and worn by almost everyone around the villages of Lake Titicaca in Bolivia.
Among their topics are mountains and pachakutis: ontology, politics, temporality; landscape biography of a powerful place: Raqchi, Department of Cuzco, Peru; Tiwanaku as telluric waterscape: water and stone in a highland Andean city; moving between homes: landscape, mobility, and political action in the Titicaca Basin; and the view from the top: the materiality of mountainscapes and the re-creation of society in the Andean Late Intermediate Period.
Titan's new Iconic Rail Journeys brochure for 2019 introduces two new journeys on board the legendary Venice Simplon-Orient-Express plus opportunities to travel on Japan's Shinkansen bullet trains, Canada's Rocky Mountaineer, Peru's Titicaca Train and the Pride of Africa in South Africa.
Leaving La Paz, Bolivia, they race around Lake Titicaca and across the inter-mountain Andean plateau to Huatahata, Copacabana, Tiawanacu, Puno, Cuzco, Machu Picchu, and points in between.
Her body was found on Isla del Sol, an island in the southern part of Lake Titicaca, Thursday evening (local time).
A suite of political, social, and economic changes occurred in the Titicaca Basin of Peru and Bolivia between 800 BC and AD 200, including the development of long-distance trade networks (Burger et al.
Kaderka col.; Bistriopelma sp., male and female (MUSM-ENT 0511177) from Peru, Puno, Titicaca Lake, Isla Amantani, altitude 3900 m.a.s.l., March 1948, Fortunato Blancas col.
Or should I head for Peru, and tour of Lake Titicaca?