Monday, November 26, 2012

Copacabana, Bolivia

Copacabana, Bolivia by GlobeTrotter 2000
Copacabana, Bolivia, a photo by GlobeTrotter 2000 on Flickr.

Copacabana is the main Bolivian town on the shore of Lake Titicaca. The town is a destination for tourism in Bolivia. The town is also known for its famous Basilica, home of the Virgin of Copacabana, its trout, and its quaint atmosphere. Built between Mount Calvario and Mount Niño Calvario, the town has approximately 6,000 inhabitants. Copacabana's religious celebrations, cultural patrimony, and traditional festivals are well known throughout Bolivia. Boats leave for Isla del Sol, the sacred Inca island from Copacabana.

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