Travel Blogs from Juliaca, Peru

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The Start of our Nightmare, Juliaca, Peru travel blog

The Start of our Nightmare

A travel blog entry by excitethesoul

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... .  Fuck it was annoying.  After about 20 more minutes, we were back on the road for Arequipa, still 4 hours away from Juliaca.  You heard that right, another 4 fucking hours in a rickety, piece of shit, bus... still freezing our asses off ...

The worst bus journey of Simonīs life, Juliaca, Peru travel blog

The worst bus journey of Simonīs life

A travel blog entry by jillsy

Cheaper flight internally. Simon puked and pooped for 6 ...

Puno to Cusco Bus Trip, Juliaca, Peru travel blog

Puno to Cusco Bus Trip

A travel blog entry by drc085

The bus ride from Puno to Cusco is usually a boring 8 drive during the day which we were not looking forward to...so we decided to book a tourist bus ( turismo mer) instead which is more expensive but meant we got to stop and see lots of sights on the ...

Stopover in Juliaca, Juliaca, Peru travel blog

Stopover in Juliaca

A travel blog entry by andyestherblog

Caught the bus from Cuzco to Puno but demonstrations and road blocks meant we never got to Puno and got stranded in a place called Juliaca.  Donīt think this is on the gringo trail.  Itīs a really dusty, flat, dry town on the altiplano, about ...

BlockBusters, Juliaca, Peru travel blog

BlockBusters

A travel blog entry by edc

... that there was no way out other than to walk past the blockade and taxi in to town to our unexpected bed for the night in Juliaca. It's a crazy industrial town, all dirt roads and with a charm of its own. That night in our fancy hotel we saw that there ...

Lake Titicaca, Juliaca, Peru travel blog

Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by jpsadventures

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... from there to this tiny indigenious farming village right on the lake.  her bus was going to a city called Juliaca, which i really dont recommend, unless you have to stop there. my bus had to stop there before going to Puno, so i got ...

On to Lake Titicaca, Juliaca, Peru travel blog

On to Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by indianajill

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... passport).  So Daniel guides us to the airport and gets us to our gate, another GAP  representative will be meeting us in Juliaca and then we will be boarding a small bus for the ride into Puno.  We stay in Puno tonight and depart in the ...

First real day of Sight seeing, Juliaca, Peru travel blog

First real day of Sight seeing

A travel blog entry by churchieg2

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All is well and good, with a quick trip into the centre lima.  Photos will come ...

Wearing down.....nearing the end!, Juliaca, Peru travel blog

Wearing down.....nearing the end!

A travel blog entry by connieeasley

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... two weeks, all day every day, and at a minimum of 6,500 feet in altitude.  Then, when Martha arrived on Friday, we moved to Juliaca, which is at 12,500 feet.  The sheer effort of breathing is a struggle.  Add walking to that, and I start to ...

South America Tour - Peru - Juliaca, Juliaca, Peru travel blog

South America Tour - Peru - Juliaca

A travel blog entry by ian_jenks

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Due to our plane for Le Paz being cancelled before we had actually checked in online and no one telling us it had been cancelled, we ended up in the rather unpretty town of Juliaca for the ...

Juliaca aka Hell, Juliaca, Peru travel blog

Juliaca aka Hell

A travel blog entry by rnrblog

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... is only 1 flight per day to Lima and they are all booked.... A photo of the best hotel in Juliaca..... Our only hope was to contact American Airlines at 7am the next morning to get our itinerary reinstated (they had ...

Cuzco, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Cuzco

A travel blog entry by danijon

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Entry of Cuzco.. After a direct bus from La Paz (yeah right... 5 bus changes later!) we arrive in Cuzco... what an amazing place! Beautiful! Headed out to an amazing restaurant called Fallen Angel... totally out there and would end up being our local ...

Copacabana - Cusco. Worst. Journey. Ever., Juliaca, Peru travel blog

Copacabana - Cusco. Worst. Journey. Ever.

A travel blog entry by jiewu

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... looking a little uncertain. When we eventually left, it was on a local service so we were stopping at every town. We pulled into Juliaca and Jie, hoping we had enough time, dashed off to the loo. She needn't have hurried. An hour later we were still sat ...

The beginning of the end, Puno, Juliaca, Lima, Peru travel blog

The beginning of the end

A travel blog entry by doch18

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Well, this is it.  Iīve been up for hours and already watched two episodes of Dawsonīs Creek.  Havenīt seen Mike and Juli just got up.  Itīs going to be a long day, and Iīm not looking forward to the heat.  It is still cold ...

Cusco-Puno Train Ride, La Raya, Peru travel blog

Cusco-Puno Train Ride

A travel blog entry by schachandra

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The train ride from Cusco to Puno takes twice as long as the bus and is twice as expensive, but I figured it'd be worth it because I'm sick to death of buses and the train takes a beautiful route. There really was some amazing scenery, but I didn't take ...

Puno to Juliaca, Juliaca, Peru travel blog

Puno to Juliaca

A travel blog entry by garytan

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Puno to Juliaca via Chullpas Sillustani. Visit Chullpas Sillustani Burial Site  Sillustani is a pre-Incan burial ground on the shores of Lake Umayo near Puno in Peru. The tombs, which are built above ground in tower-like structures called ...

Day Two-Lake Titicaca, Puno Peru, Peru travel blog

Day Two-Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by janehudon

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This morning we had a nice breakfast at the hotel and then went for a tour of the Uros Islands with Daisy our guide. We drove from the hotel to catch a boat to the island. During our time on the bus Daisy provided us with some information about the area, ...

An interesting city pass-through, Juliaca, Peru travel blog

An interesting city pass-through

A travel blog entry by nahury1

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The train came to a halt here in Juliaca. Apparently, trains don't have the right of way. Cars kept going across the tracks. And if that wasn't enough, they have a market along the tracks. And can you believe they actually use the tracks to store stuff to ...

Leisurely day at Titilaka hotel, Puno Peru, Peru travel blog

Leisurely day at Titilaka hotel

A travel blog entry by janehudon

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... there is also a trout farm that provides employment for the local communities, the trout is exported from this area throughout Peru -there are gold mines around Puno but they are not operational because the potential of contamination of the water -quinoa ...

Trip to Puno, Puno, Peru travel blog

Trip to Puno

A travel blog entry by muchapicha

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Wake up call at 4am..................tough one!!! Plus I made some nice moves with my suitcase early in the morning so it did not help!!! But we then had a smooth trip to Puno by plane. Amazing views from the plane to open up our eyes The driver and tour ...

Amazon Rainforest, Las Piedras River, Peru travel blog

Amazon Rainforest

A travel blog entry by mgarvey65

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Once again, just a few more shots. These are all from the Las Piedras reserach station where I spent a couple months doing Parrot and Macaw obs. work. ...

Juliaca, Titicaca, high on water, Juliaca, Peru travel blog

Juliaca, Titicaca, high on water

A travel blog entry by HardieK

... , so every mile out is a mile back over the same turf, or a much longer trip than I had time and budget for.  Juliaca is pretty basic, grungy and grimy, but Lake Titicaca is nice.  We’re in Aymara country now, dark and superstitious, akin ...

Farewell to South Peru, Juliaca, Peru travel blog

Farewell to South Peru

A travel blog entry by colbri

... here and in the surrounding area, many having ties to Columbia we were told. Tourist information does not recommend Juliaca as a tourist destination but rather one to bypass altogether. People whose flight connections bring them through this city are ...

Meeting an inspirational gentleman, Juliaca, Peru travel blog

Meeting an inspirational gentleman

A travel blog entry by gemandkory

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Very uncharacteristically I was up with the water boiling on the campstove before the 6 o'clock alarm had even gone off. Kory wondered if there was something wrong with me but I was just eager to make a good start on our planned 140km cycle day. We ...

Travelling through Juliaca on me way to Puno/Cusco, Juliaca, Peru travel blog

Travelling through Juliaca on me way to Puno/Cusco

A travel blog entry by rurubeer

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For the first time I feel as if I am in South ...

One night stop in Juliaca for my flight to Lima, Juliaca, Peru travel blog

One night stop in Juliaca for my flight to Lima

A travel blog entry by dreams2reality

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    Friday June 28th I took a bus from La Paz to Juliaca Peru. I arrived in Juliaca around 2:30pm that afternoon after going through both customs and border crossings. The bus dropped me off right in front of a nice looking hotel. So I went ...

We're not in Kansas anymore, Toto, Juliaca, Peru travel blog

We're not in Kansas anymore, Toto

A travel blog entry by robynexploring

... each other... But it was a joyful interaction.  Laugh! Then, off to the airport again.  As we are landing in Juliaca I look out the window to see main roads with concrete and all other roads just dirt, mud and puddles.  The countryside is ...

Jun 07, 2010, Juliaca, Peru travel blog

Jun 07, 2010

A travel blog entry by texacalimatt

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Lac Titicaca, Puno, Peru travel blog

Lac Titicaca

A travel blog entry by muchapicha

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... did not help the breathing problem :) Arriving at the top, a la plaza de armas (there is one in every single city of Peru!!!!), the view is impressive We stop for a very nice lunch on restaurant overlooking the valley. El menu: solo uno: sopa de quinoa y ...

Lima flight to Juliaca, Juliaca, Peru travel blog

Lima flight to Juliaca

A travel blog entry by calf

Arrive in Juliaca around 16:30 and grabbed a bus for Puno. Juliaca itself is unremarkable save for the altitude. At 3800 meters (12,500 feet) the thin air made me feel (ahem) a little bit like my parents after they climb the stairs to my apartment. ...

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