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Cerro Calvario, Copacabana
Peru

Copacabana is a popular lakeside resort for Bolivians and gringos alike - a springboard to the much-hyped Isla del Sol as well as across the border to neighbouring Peru.

A small town with a very touristy atmosphere there are more tourists per square mile here than llamas - unless you wander into the nearby villages where things become more interesting.

The hike up  to Cerro Calvaria takes about 30-40 mins at most and is not particularly strenuous once one is acclimatized. The view across lake Titicaca as well as into the town and the surrounding areas however is quite rewarding and should not be missed.

Up here I decided to hike up to the small hill opposite with a telegraph pole as well as to the more-or-less cone shaped mountain further back along the road the following day.

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