We raced for 70 km following a police escort until our timing spot at the midway point.

L Titicaca
L Titicaca
We recently climbed to a high plain known as the Altiplano. As it sounds this is a fairly flat plateu at an elevation of about 4000 m. The bulk of it lies in Peru and Bolivia. At the border of Peru and Bolivia we encountered Lake Titicaca. Lake Titicaca is the largest lake in all of South America.

Lucho and me selfie during 9/20 stage
Lucho and me selfie during 9/20 stage
Curious cows  licking salt at bushcamp 9/21
Curious cows licking salt at bushcamp 9/21
Puno, Peru and  Lake Titicaca in background
Puno, Peru and Lake Titicaca in background
floating islands of reeds in L   Titicaca  (Peru)
floating islands of reeds in L Titicaca (Peru)
floating islands need  constant  addition of reeds
floating islands need constant addition of reeds
Life on floating islands
Life on floating islands

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