Travel Blogs from Puno, Peru

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Lago Titcaca and Pacha Mama at 13,600 feet, Puno, Peru travel blog

Lago Titcaca and Pacha Mama at 13,600 feet

A travel blog entry by worldtraveler2

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... ,725 feet!   We layered almost all the clothes we brought. We left at 10pm on the overnight bus to Puno.  WARNING:  May cause increased blood pressure and unnecessary worry for grandparents!!!!    Before we departed, a ...

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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... .  She has two children, Jose and something that sounds vaguely like William.  Her husband, Bautista, is working in Puno.  He won´t return for three months.  They speak Quechua but learn Spanish in school.  She is 33 years ...

A Plan at last - well maybe!, Puno, Peru travel blog

A Plan at last - well maybe!

A travel blog entry by pidgeandpie

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Blurb & Video to follow, when we return to Blighty and proper ...

time out for gratitude...., On the road from Puno to Arequipa, Peru travel blog

time out for gratitude....

A travel blog entry by rawhideone

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Rattling through the Altiplano in this loosely connected bus.  My IPOD is barely overtaking the volume of the shaking window but once again, I'm blissfully entertained by the magnificent scenery of the Andes, the fields of llamas and alpacas grazing ...

A Tale of Two Cities, Puno, Peru travel blog

A Tale of Two Cities

A travel blog entry by midlifecrisis

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... lodge an advance request for the water heater to be turned on.) The culinary scene was also equally differentiated. The Puno restaurants served a variety of interesting dishes, while each Bolivian eatery provided a similar slate of fairly bland food. ...

Puno, Puno, Peru travel blog

Puno

A travel blog entry by myjob

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... ) and take it fairly slow for the first few days. Fortunately, we have no issues and were back to normal within days. While in Puno we explored the city by foot and mototaxi, we indulged in Guinea Pig, Alpaca and plenty of local beer. We also managed to ...

Arequipa - Cotahuasi - Puno, Puno, Peru travel blog

Arequipa - Cotahuasi - Puno

A travel blog entry by grizzly

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... ). All in all, people here are very open, friendly and hospitable (yes, i would like to spend more time in Peru). After Cota, I headed to Puno. The city of Puno is located in the south east corner of Peru, on the shores of the magnificent Lake ...

Lake Titicaca and the Uros floating reed islands, Puno, Peru travel blog

Lake Titicaca and the Uros floating reed islands

A travel blog entry by lynsey_and_john

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... the lake, and there are no Cruz del Sur buses in Bolivia unfortunately. The bus journey went well right up until we were close to Puno, however, when we were near a place called Juliaca, there was a massive hold up. There was a huge traffic jam, and the ...

Gateway to the Islands of Titicaca, Puno, Peru travel blog

Gateway to the Islands of Titicaca

A travel blog entry by suenson_taylors

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We arrived by bus into Puno on Sunday evening and settled into our Hotel, Plaza Major. It is a soulless place and seen better days but the room was a good size with a very large bed and plenty of hot water. Puno itself is not a place to take to your ...

Lake Titicaca: The Peru Version, Puno, Peru travel blog

Lake Titicaca: The Peru Version

A travel blog entry by sylviajason

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... tour for the following day and no sooner had we arrived than we had also booked our bus out of town, bound for Bolivia. In Puno we had more trouble withdrawing so we had to call the banks back home again.  This time we were connected to the right ...

Where´d the air go?, Puno, Peru travel blog

Where´d the air go?

A travel blog entry by tommy

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... effort to get the air in and out of the lungs and any sort of exertion had us panting for more. Not surprising, considering Puno sits at the formidable altitude of 4100m! Remember how chuffed I was in getting to 4250m on Mt Blanc du tacal in France (and ...

Titi, Taquile and Uros, Puno, Peru travel blog

Titi, Taquile and Uros

A travel blog entry by camille

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... know Puno We got to Puno and booked our tickets to visit the lake and islands the following day. We bargained excellently in Puno, getting s/5 each off our accomodation and then also getting a combined ticket for our day trip and then a bus to Copacabana ...

Passing Through, Puno, Peru travel blog

Passing Through

A travel blog entry by smitherson

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Not much to write home about.  The hotel was lovely, the cafe we had dinner was a great change from the food in Bolivia and the town was... well just a town.  Expectin big things as we head north towards our dream of Machu Picchu. - JJ ...

Back to Puno!!, Puno, Peru travel blog

Back to Puno!!

A travel blog entry by dawn_smedley

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... Lonely Planet let us down! Booooo! There were only departures first thing in the morning so we had a nice chilled out afternoon in Puno...stayed in a different hostel as we were missing Dave too much to stay in the same place...or it might just have been ...

Buse Del Noche (The Night Bus), Puno, Peru travel blog

Buse Del Noche (The Night Bus)

A travel blog entry by tnicol

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... big. I was contemplating this seemingly obvious statement at three in the morning last night, as the night bus from Cusco to Puno rolled through another brightly lit toll station and back onto the same dodgy windy road that had preceded it; and wondering ...

Lake TIticaca, Puno, Peru travel blog

Lake TIticaca

A travel blog entry by tnicol

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... boats on it, but that just doesn´t sound as good. I arrived at Lake Titicaca with Darren on the night bus from Cusco to Puno. We were both dog tired but somehow had a lucky travel moment, picking up an incredibly cheap deal on a hotel room, including ...

Lake Titicaca, Puno, Peru travel blog

Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by dawn_smedley

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... guy sitting next to Dave on the bus...smelly, dirty and coughing like a trooper! Dave's very own rumplestiltskin! We arrived in Puno late afternoon and checked into a gem of a hostal with a very friendly lady who arranged everything for our final tour to ...

Screwy Peru, Puno, Peru travel blog

Screwy Peru

A travel blog entry by rich_mcg

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... -than-blue-jim-mcblue waters of Lake Titicaca... Lest you think we were Titicaca-d out, we then crossed the border into Peru to the town of Puno. It also sits right on the Lake, but because its on the Peruvian side, you can access a few different ...

Floating Islands, Puno, Peru travel blog

Floating Islands

A travel blog entry by timtravels

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I stayed the night in Copacobana and took a bus to Puno the next morning. Puno is known for its Isla de flotares which are man made floating islands on which people live. I arrived there around midday and the boat to the islands left at 4pm so I had some ...

Puno stopover, by eve, Puno, Peru travel blog

Puno stopover, by eve

A travel blog entry by adamandeve

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hello there everyone!!! just addinga quicknotefrom Puno on the shores of lake titticaca (the peru side)... have left adam in the hostel cos his knee was gioving him trouble,and gone exploring (had to promisewould not get kidnapped... hostel owner assured ...

Dia de princesa........ FIONA!!!, Puno, Peru travel blog

Dia de princesa........ FIONA!!!

A travel blog entry by carolgaudio

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... é a maior fonte de renda, então é como se eles vivessem pra fazer um show pros turistas, e como em qualquer lugar do Peru, pra vender suas artesanias..... Depois das ilhas de Uros, fomos em direção a ilha Amantaní, que é onde íamos passar a ...

Titika-ka-ka!, Puno, Peru travel blog

Titika-ka-ka!

A travel blog entry by jenandnige

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We had heard that Puno, on the Peruvian shore of Lake Titikaka, wasn´t much to look forward to, but is the first stop on the Peruvian gringo trail because of the famous floating reed islands.  We arrived late afternoon after a short 3 hour hop ...

Lac Titicaca cote peruvien!, Puno, Peru travel blog

Lac Titicaca cote peruvien!

A travel blog entry by baptistevericel

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... qui est un peu plus petite mais qui ne manque pas de charme non plus. Nous avons failli rater notre bateau pour retourner a Puno car nous sommes arrives au mauvais port, nous avons donc traverse l ile a toute vitesse pour attraper le bateau qi nous a ...

Adios Cusco, Hola Puno, Puno, Peru travel blog

Adios Cusco, Hola Puno

A travel blog entry by sweetmochigirl

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After a days rest to recover from our Inca Trail trek in Cusco, we took a bus to Puno, our next destination in Peru. The bus ride was 7 hours and I guess the seats were comfortable enough. The toilet remains an issue with us girls expecially for Mel & I ...

Largo Titticaca, Puno, Peru travel blog

Largo Titticaca

A travel blog entry by lynda.30

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Photos only so far. Will update you with details ...

The road to Bolivia...., Puno, Peru travel blog

The road to Bolivia....

A travel blog entry by amandaseims

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... 2, again all in Spanish with no subtitles (you only get that on the really posh buses which i can't afford anymore!). I arrived in Puno pretty tired to be told that the Bolivians are striking at the border and I'm stuck here till tomorrow. I would ...

Lake Titicaca - A very different kind of life, Puno, Peru travel blog

Lake Titicaca - A very different kind of life

A travel blog entry by sophieolive

Day 1 We arrived in Puno at 11am, the bus journey was really comfortable and had great scenery along the way. Puno is definitely not the prettiest city I have seen, however its another slice of what life is like in Peru. The town is bigger than I thought, ...

High Lake and Old Boat, Puno, Peru travel blog

High Lake and Old Boat

A travel blog entry by glassmerchant

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... night in Puno  three of us stayed on the Yavari - this is a victorian gunboat which was ordered by the President of Peru in 1862 - it took 6 years to transport it from the Peruvian coast to the lake. The ship was built in Britian and then flat ...

On the way to Lake Titicaca, Puno, Peru travel blog

On the way to Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by ownio

... ; Eoin was really struggling – the guy barely managed to make the journey to Puno.  So we stayed the night, slept off the hangovers and left early the morning - there wasn't much else to do in Puno anyway! [Ciaran] Truck stop, nothing ...

Up the mountains and across Lake Titikaka, Puno, Peru travel blog

Up the mountains and across Lake Titikaka

A travel blog entry by easton-martin

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Crossed the boarder from Bolivia to Peru with ease compared to Cambodia although the driving is as scarry and the roads worse. They use a line of bolders to mark out where the middle is, handy as the locals cant tell. Took a boat trip over to Taquile ...

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