Travel Blogs from Taquile, Peru

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Taquile, Taquile, Peru travel blog

Taquile

A travel blog entry by erriuc

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Taquile Island, Taquile, Peru travel blog

Taquile Island

A travel blog entry by dane

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... I think I saw a tear or two. I just gave Gloria the customary tooshie squeeze and open mouthed kiss and we were off. Taquile was nice as well. We all took the two kilometer hike to the plaza and waited for further instructions. The plaza has a ...

Still exploring the fantastic lake, Taquile and Puno, Peru travel blog

Still exploring the fantastic lake

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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... and made me think of Tuscany despite the fact I have never been there! All got back on the boat for our hour trip to Taquile another smaller natural island which was also beautiful. Had to walk up hill for a bit to get to the main square where we ...

Taquile Island, Taquile, Peru travel blog

Taquile Island

A travel blog entry by myjob

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Taquile Island is located on the Peru side of Lake titicaca and sits at approx 13,300 ft above sea level. Taquile was one of the last islands to fall into Spanish hands during the conquest and still holds many Spanish traditions. The Spanish forbid ...

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

Uros, Taquile and Armantani homestay

A travel blog entry by fiandross29

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... to their crops. The next day it was pancakes for breakfast before we said goodbye to our hosts and headed off to Taquile approximately 1 hr away.  The day was spent hiking over the island through a mixture of weather, glad we had the waterproofs! ...

Welcome to Taquille, Taquile, Peru travel blog

Welcome to Taquille

A travel blog entry by melisach

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Okay after Amantani Island now we were going to Taquille island. I went to sit inside the boat because last time I was sitting close to the outside and it was cold.  Anyway.. it was only about 20 minutes to go to Taquille island. ...

Uros & Taquile Islands - Lake Titicaca, Uros & Taquile Islands, Peru travel blog

Uros & Taquile Islands - Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by rebecca.mcneal

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Taquile, Puno and Sillustani, Taquile and Puno, Peru travel blog

Taquile, Puno and Sillustani

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

... . My family were quiet and shy and I spent my time wandering around the main village and surrounding hillside. The people of Taquile were very friendly and they had lots of unusual customs, the men walked around all day knitting and they all wore hats. ...

Island life and reed boats!, Taquile, Peru travel blog

Island life and reed boats!

A travel blog entry by cazza_macca

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We were in Puno as it sits on the shore of Lake Titicaca and our tour included a visit to the islands of Taquile, Amantani where we were staying overnight and the Floating Islands.  We were transported to the harbour on a bike taxi which was ...

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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... 3 men carrying 2-3 cases of beer on their backs uphill at a pace I would have struggled too much carrying nothing. Like Taquile, Amantaní is another small island populated by Quechua speakers. About 800 families live in six villages on the 15-square ...

The floating islands of Lake Titicaca, Taquile, Peru travel blog

The floating islands of Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by jess2010

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... here.  After making it to the top and then needing 10 or so minutes to catch our breath we explored the town. Taquile is UNESCO heritage listed because of the weaving traditions on the island. Lunch was at a local restaurant and ...

Taquile Island, Taquile Island, Peru travel blog

Taquile Island

A travel blog entry by indianajill

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... our walk, which ends in 550 steep steps going down. I think this country is all about steep steps!  Taquile Island is a very popular tourist destination and the steps are packed with tourists which makes getting down those stairs without ...

Pète et répète sont en bateau..., Taquile, Peru travel blog

Pète et répète sont en bateau...

A travel blog entry by alexem

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... 'ole et son chum brésilien, qui ressentent le même malaise.  Après un immense détour, nous arrivons ensuite sur l'île de Taquile.  Cette grosse île pas-flottante, aux allures un peu méditéranéennes, est bien jolie.  Tant de ...

Uros und Taquile - zwei Inseln, Taquile, Peru travel blog

Uros und Taquile - zwei Inseln

A travel blog entry by teresitaykusito

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... wohl der Umstand, dass nicht die Frauen, nein, sondern die Männer Taquiles diese herstellen. Auf einer Tagestour nach Taquile wird man auf den Hauptplatz und in das angrenzende Verkaufstzentrum der Webwaren geführt (die Einnahmen aus dem Verkauf der ...

Lake Titicaca islands, Taquile and Amantani, Peru travel blog

Lake Titicaca islands

A travel blog entry by clandybar

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... early by bicycle taxi to the port. We caught a boat with our local guide Lucho to the first island on Lake Titicaca called Taquile. We had quite a hike up to the main square, but once there we looked around the market and photography exhibit in the town ...

Lake Titikaka, Taquile, Peru travel blog

Lake Titikaka

A travel blog entry by guyandcalum

... really special experience and the local women sang some songs when we left onthe boat the next day. We continued by boat to Taquile, an actual island and saw some similar cultures here although we only spent an hour here, it took 3 hours to ...

dernier jour sur titicaca, Taquile, Peru travel blog

dernier jour sur titicaca

A travel blog entry by pepsouille

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lever a 7h, avec le soleil, et le calme sur amantani, ptit dej...humhum des crepes, du painm mate de coca, cafe prepare gracieusement par la maman dolga ¡¡ petite toilette vite fait a la cuvette,et on decoule pour prendre le bateau, direction ...

Sep 12, 2010, Taquile, Peru travel blog

Sep 12, 2010

A travel blog entry by charlieseo

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Adventures on the Sacred Lake, Taquile, Peru travel blog

Adventures on the Sacred Lake

A travel blog entry by tonyandsara_rtw

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... -tuks) from the hotel to our 1950's boat for the 3 hour boat trip across Lake Titicaca to the beautiful island of Taquile.  Life there continues as it has done for hundreds of years with fishing and agriculture being pretty much the only forms ...

Taquile - Lake Titicaca, Taquile, Peru travel blog

Taquile - Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by gemma_doogal

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... . We then walked back to the port to meet up with the rest of our boat group and board the boat to go to our next island, Taquile.  The ladies all gathered around to wave goodbye to us and I think everyone felt a little sad to go, we had been made to ...

Inhabiting with the Islanders, Taquile, Peru travel blog

Inhabiting with the Islanders

A travel blog entry by ciaradoonerush

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... it´s just a different perspective on things. We then trundeled on across the lake for an eternity and eventually arrived at Taquile and were faced with a particularly vertical set of 500 stairs leading to the main archway where families were waiting to ...

Family Fun, Taquile, Peru travel blog

Family Fun

A travel blog entry by yelleandjon

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Our two day adventure exploring Lake Titicaca started with a boat journey to the floating Islands of Uros... made completely from reeds (not Reads!). We were given a talk about how they created the islands by binding reeds togethers and then covering ...

Taquile, Taquile, Peru travel blog

Taquile

A travel blog entry by jonandfinola

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The Little Engine That Couldn't, Taquile, Peru travel blog

The Little Engine That Couldn't

A travel blog entry by lindseyandpaul

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... two thousand people live on the island and they stay very communally oriented.  It’s very uncommon for a Taquile islander to marry someone from outside of the island.  Additionally, the island prospers through its cooperative ...

Lake Titicaca/Taquile & Amantani Island 14th June , Taquile, Peru travel blog

Lake Titicaca/Taquile & Amantani Island 14th June

A travel blog entry by dlz

... Island for lunch in a local restaurant and we also had the chance to do some shopping in the local weaving cooperatives. Whilst on Taquile island we learnt about the islands unique culture, style of dress and lifestyle. The men of the community do all the ...

Decouverte du lac titicaca et des iles, Isla taquile, Peru travel blog

Decouverte du lac titicaca et des iles

A travel blog entry by simonetmartina

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Voyage sur le lac le plus haut du ...

Titicaca partie 1 - coté Péruvien, Taquile, Peru travel blog

Titicaca partie 1 - coté Péruvien

A travel blog entry by from

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... coté bolivien), qui présente 3 excursions intéressantes : les iles flottantes (celui qui pense à un dessert est hors-sujet), Taquile, et Amantani. On aura fait les deux premières, les trajets en "bateau qui manquent d'essence" prenant souvent trop ...

Wunderschönes Taquile, Taquile, Peru travel blog

Wunderschönes Taquile

A travel blog entry by traveltussie

... so dass sie ab und an Touristen für ein paar Nächte aufnehmen. Es gibt wohl relativ wenige Touristen, die auf Taquile übernachten, die meisten fahren nachmittags wieder zurück nach Puno oder übernachten auf der noch weiter entfernten Insel Amantani. ...

Taquile et retour sur le continent, Isla Taquile, Peru travel blog

Taquile et retour sur le continent

A travel blog entry by garion

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... et Céline dans le bateau ; ils avaient campé pendant deux jours sur l'ile. On nous a donnés seulement 2h30 pour visiter Taquile. Ca a commencé par une longue série de marches à monter, permettant d'atteindre la place principale, au sommet de l'île. ...

Over night stay on Taquile island, Taquile, Peru travel blog

Over night stay on Taquile island

A travel blog entry by freshwater_trip

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We took an Overnight tour on Lake Titicaca, with All Ways Travel. They picked us up from our hotel and took us down the to wharf, to catch the boat. We stopped at one of the Floating Islands of the Uros, on the way. Maybe a bit touristy but loved all of ...

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