Next stop on our trip: Copacabana, Bolivia, a small, brightly-colored town on the southern shore of Lake Titicaca, the largest high-altitude lake in the world at 3,808 meters. Dan and I felt like we had come full circle, as we had visited the Peruvian side of the lake when we first arrived to South America. The town has long been a religious pilgrimage site, first for the Incas and later for Catholics. The religious festivals here continue but seem to be much more marked by dancing and heavy inebriation. Still, we enjoyed the beautiful views of the pristine blue waters of the lake and the local specialty: trucha (trout).

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