Travel Blogs from Amantani, Peru

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Poncho Dancing, Amantani Island, Peru travel blog

Poncho Dancing

A travel blog entry by chowie

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... , had trout in a restaurant, and then rambled our way down the other side of the island to catch our boat. Next stop: Amantani Island. Once again, another natural island... but this is where we spent the night with a local family. Upon arriving, we ...

Local islands for Local people (or tourists), Uros and Amantani Islands, Peru travel blog

Local islands for Local people (or tourists)

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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... for 3 hours to the next natural island. Sun was very strong so we sat inside fortunately not feeling too bad. Finally arrived at Amantani which is quite a big and high island (goes over 4,000 m). We came into port to be met by women in very ...

I┤ve never seen a more beautiful blue, Amantani, Peru travel blog

I┤ve never seen a more beautiful blue

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... and headed off to Amantani to spend the night. Like almost everywhere on the lake (and Peru for that matter), the economy of Amantani was also dependent on tourism.  Here they took the tourists into their homes.  When we ...

Life on Amantani Island, Amantani Island, Peru travel blog

Life on Amantani Island

A travel blog entry by vincethepince

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... the islands in the Lake. Our first stop was Tequile Island where we had lunch and visited the island. After lunch we headed to Amantani Island were we met our host families for the evening and headed off with them. Though the main language on the island ...

Sep 11, 2010, Amantani Island, Peru travel blog

Sep 11, 2010

A travel blog entry by charlieseo

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Uros floating island and Amantani, Amanta˝i, Peru travel blog

Uros floating island and Amantani

A travel blog entry by melisach

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... my sleeping time while David and his friends sun bathed at the back of the boat. Once we arrived on Amantani, I already felt lightheaded, I think I got that altitude sickness, I didn't take the medication that my primary physician prescribed me ...

Uros, Taquile and Armantani homestay, Taquile, Peru travel blog

Uros, Taquile and Armantani homestay

A travel blog entry by fiandross29

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... hiking over the island through a mixture of weather, glad we had the waterproofs!  They had not taken the precautions of Amantani the previous night during the hailstones and you could see the damage done to some crops.  Some kids had also made ...

The Islands of Lake Titicaca, Amantani, Peru travel blog

The Islands of Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by croixfamily

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... sweet. We had a reception the first day during which they presented us with flower necklaces and we played some games. Amantani doesn┤t have running water or electricity, much less tp (thanks for asking Grady). There were chamber pots though in our ...

The floating Islands of Lake TIticaca, Amantani Island, Peru travel blog

The floating Islands of Lake TIticaca

A travel blog entry by roseoftheworld2

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... cheering crowd. Apparently, this was to celebrate their New Year (on 8 August). I felt lucky to have had an authentic Amantani experience. Against the odds, Presentacion, Dulce and I were reunited. Presentacion fed us, then took us out for some organised ...

Home stays and bad backs..., Taquile and Amantani Islands, Peru travel blog

Home stays and bad backs...

A travel blog entry by richardandfiona

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... os, as the people of Taquile are known, are famed for their fine handwoven textile products, said to be among the highest quality in Peru. By boat from Puno it takes about 3 hours to get to Taquile, mainly because the boats cruise at a speed which can ...

Staying on the islands / Lac Titicaca et ses iles, Amantani, Peru travel blog

Staying on the islands / Lac Titicaca et ses iles

A travel blog entry by sebou

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... This trip like Uyuni was much the same as wha tI had experience the year before. The floating islands were still floating and Amantani was still filled with old people that hardly spoke any spanish. We were unliky with the hosting familly as there were no ...

Visiting the islands of Titicaca, Amantani, Peru travel blog

Visiting the islands of Titicaca

A travel blog entry by sebou

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... of leaving the floating islands there were 4 pairs of hands working on olive's hair. This lasted all the journey to Amantani (2h30).  Upon arrival had lunch at our the local's house where me, olive and Xavi were staying, then visited ...

Lago Titicaca - Peruvian side, Isla AmantanÝ, Peru travel blog

Lago Titicaca - Peruvian side

A travel blog entry by 12_months_off

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... a two day tour. Los Uros: Floating islands in Puno Bay and arguably one of the touristically most exploited attractions in Peru. AmantanÝ: A beautiful and rustic island where we spent the night with a host family and went to a party in traditional ...

Lake Titicaca islands, Taquile and Amantani, Peru travel blog

Lake Titicaca islands

A travel blog entry by clandybar

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... and dined on fresh trout from Lake Titicaca.  After a bit more shopping, we got back on the boat and headed to Amantani island where we met our homestay families. They walked us to their houses made of adobe bricks and cement. Our mama Lydia ...

Amantani - Lake Titicaca, Amantani, Peru travel blog

Amantani - Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by gemma_doogal

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The boat journey to Amantani from Islas Flotas de Uros was almost 4 hours, which was extremely difficult to get through without falling alseep.  By the time we stepped off the boat it took everyone a little while to find their land legs again and we ...

Floating islands, donkey alarm clocks, and more!, Amantani Island, Peru travel blog

Floating islands, donkey alarm clocks, and more!

A travel blog entry by sierranica

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... one more island, Taquile Island.  The view was incredible, and we learned about the cultural differences between this island and Amantani.  After a delicious lunch of trout and kingfish we headed back to Cusco. The rest of the night was spent ...

Homestay, Amantani, Peru travel blog

Homestay

A travel blog entry by will.traveller

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... should consider it a contribution to the community: At $2 a head for a 5-minute jaunt, it's hardly the best deal in Peru.     Amantani Island (Isla Amantani)   AmantanÝ, a circular island located about 4 1/2 hours from Puno (and about ...

lost on Amantani, Amantani, Peru travel blog

lost on Amantani

A travel blog entry by ale7373

... rout Uros-Amantan-Taquile, only that I stayed two nights in Amantani and not only one as all the others (and I the last time). Amantani was definitely one of the places that I wanted to  see a second time, and I guess it will not be the last ...

Islands islands everywhere, Uros - Amantani - Taquille, Peru travel blog

Islands islands everywhere

A travel blog entry by davidandem

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... only six of us staying on the island and noone quite realised that there were people actually sleeping in the teepees. Island 2 - Amantani: The next morning we headed over by boat to the island of Amantani. The weather was beautiful on the three ...

Little white pills and remote civilizations, Chucuito, Peru travel blog

Little white pills and remote civilizations

A travel blog entry by lrm2164

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... in Protest. This particular protest was from government workers protesting wages, and escalated into the burning of a casket meant for Peru's President. As we were walking back, a second protest was bringin' up the rear filled with kids doing anti-drug ...

sur le lac titicaca, ca flotte..., iles flottantes et amantani, Peru travel blog

sur le lac titicaca, ca flotte...

A travel blog entry by pepsouille

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... maintenant car apparement pas possible sur amantani, alors 1er repas a 10h30. reprise de bateau pour 3 h de flotte, direction l'ile amantani, debarquement et montee a pattes (aucun vehicule sur lile) chez la maman dolga qui ns attend avec un bon repas, ...

Another World, Amantani Island, Lake Titicaca, Peru travel blog

Another World

A travel blog entry by zmasey

... there's not even any police and women spend their days washing and cooking. (No funny comments please anyone!) We then went to Amantani Island where we were to spend the night with a local family. Again the island was very similar, we were greeted ...

Homestay with Ayamara Indians on Amantani Island!, Amantani Island, Peru travel blog

Homestay with Ayamara Indians on Amantani Island!

A travel blog entry by nikandads2008

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... 18 - The Floating Reed Islands of the Uros Indians on Lake Titicaca and our Homestay with a local family of Ayamara Indians on Amantani Island!   The altitude really seemed to have affected quite a lot of us and I was still feeling breathless and a ...

Loving Lake Titicaca, Amantani, Peru travel blog

Loving Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by michael_lizi

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... was a slight detour for me when the boat I was passing over to get to ours drove off!  It was a 3 hour ride to Amantani, a small island with no cars.  We met our host family and ended up in lovely bedrooms on the first floor with a balcony ...

Lake Titicaca, Amanta˝i, Peru travel blog

Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by the_chad

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... to catch the rays and dry up until we reached our destination about 3 hours later, where we will be staying the night.....Amantani Island. The people of Amantani Island have been working together with GAP Adventures (my tour company) to take tourists in ...

Lago Titicaca - the Peruvian side, Amantani Island, Peru travel blog

Lago Titicaca - the Peruvian side

A travel blog entry by minicooper

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... and lifestyle of the people on the different islands, with those living on Taquile being more closed and shy than their neighbours on Amantani. They also wear traditional dress which helps you distinguish who is single (a red and white hat for men; and a ...

Floating Islands, Amantani, Taquile, Amanta˝i, Peru travel blog

Floating Islands, Amantani, Taquile

A travel blog entry by wanderingblonde

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... island, so tourists stay with host families.  Just like the rotating visitation system on the floating islands, the accommodation on Amantani is arranged on a rotating basis.  On the dock, our guide called out our names and introduced us to our ...

Lake Titicaca Tour, Amantani, Peru travel blog

Lake Titicaca Tour

A travel blog entry by lasondra

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I had hoped to spend the night on a floating island, but instead had a wonderful night on Isla Amantani!  The tour started off by visiting the floating islands.  We went to the only island with a woman president (Isla Uros Mama Qota - Mother ...

Lac Titicaca ( côté Péruvien ), Amantani Island, Peru travel blog

Lac Titicaca ( côté Péruvien )

A travel blog entry by ethnikalatina

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... inférieures pourrissent. Le sol reste ainsi toujours souple et élastique. Nous reprenons ensuite le bateau pour l'isla Amantani sur laquelle nous resterons jusqu'au lendemain. Nous sommes hébergés chez l'habitant et profitons ainsi du ...

A step back in time, Amantani Island, Peru travel blog

A step back in time

A travel blog entry by intitour

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... and jam kept everyone happy and we met down at the dock where a local market was in progress.  We headed off from Amantani, agreeing the experience was a humbling one.  An hour later we had arrived at Taquile island where most of us climbed up ...

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