Travel Blogs from Puno, Peru

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Station 4: Der Titicacasee, Puno, Peru travel blog

Station 4: Der Titicacasee

A travel blog entry by encarnizado

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Nach einer schoenen Fahrt in Puno angekommen. Schoenes kleines Staedtchen, direkt am Titicacasee - aber laut und stressig, wie wohl alle Staedte hier mit ueber 100.000 Einwohnern ;) Ich mags ja mittlerweile. Ausserdem scheint jede groessere Stadt in Peru ...

Schwimmendi Dörfer, viel Tourismus, Puno, Peru travel blog

Schwimmendi Dörfer, viel Tourismus

A travel blog entry by roli-on-tour

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... sehr traditionell vom Fischfang. D Chinder ruedered selber jede Tag zur "Schuelinsle" fuer id Primar. Fuer d Sek. muends bis id Stadt Puno ruedere, ca. 40Min. pro Waeg. De Tourismus haet (leider) faeng grosse iifluss da. Vieli laebed zumind. teilwiis vom ...

The road to Titicaca, Puno, Peru travel blog

The road to Titicaca

A travel blog entry by nickandhelen

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... chased by a woman trying to sell us a jumper. We really didn´t want the jumper but overall it was a good day. The streets of Puno were fairly tight but we got away with only scraping a few buildings and lamp posts with the truck. The hotel in Puno was ...

Titicaca-wyspy Uros, Amantani, Taquile, Puno, Peru travel blog

Titicaca-wyspy Uros, Amantani, Taquile

A travel blog entry by zbiki

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... okazje obejrzec jeszcze jedna wyspe - Taquile, gdzie zycie toczy sie rownie spokojnie jak na Amantani. Po poludniu wroclismy do Puno i pakujemy sie w dalsza droge (ok, jeszcze nie zaczelismy, bo nam sie straszliwie nie chce, ale chyba nie mamy wyboru. ...

Sprachrundreise durch Peru, Lima, Arequipa, Puno, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Sprachrundreise durch Peru

A travel blog entry by helautotheworld

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... von Maria und unseren Freunden aus der Sprachschule verabschieden. Und schon wieder heisst es Koffer packen..... 14.01.07, Puno Nach 5-stuendiger Busfahrt erreichen wir das 3.800m hoch gelegene Puno am Titicacasee. Der erste Eindruck ist nicht ...

Hello Peru, Puno, Peru travel blog

Hello Peru

A travel blog entry by benyclaire

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... deciding on where to go for our lunch. After a long and relaxing meal (and another poker lesson from Ben), we explored Puno a little bit more, a town  that although we liked did not have much to do. So we headed back ...

Ahoy Peru!, Puno, Peru travel blog

Ahoy Peru!

A travel blog entry by bamberd

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    We literally stayed here one night (had a good chinese meal) and then got a tour bus to Cusco, taking in a few stops along the way to soak up some of the local ...

Puno, Puno, Peru travel blog

Puno

A travel blog entry by puncturethief

Puno ...

The Scenic Route to Puno, Puno, Peru travel blog

The Scenic Route to Puno

A travel blog entry by gypsyslice

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Hi everyone! I am writing from Puno, Peru on the shores of Lake Titicaca. I got up very early this morning to take advantage of the hostal´s breakfast before taking a taxi to the Inca Express office. I was sad to leave Hostal Amarú and Cusco! I ...

A floating Disneyland, Puno, Peru travel blog

A floating Disneyland

A travel blog entry by dave-mcgowan

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... ) with a couple of english/aussie guys from the bus. Next day we went to see the famous floating straw islands near Puno. They were slightly less authentic than we'd hoped! The locals who lived there were dressed in matching traditional dress and ...

Lake Titicaca and the home-stays, Puno, Peru travel blog

Lake Titicaca and the home-stays

A travel blog entry by aliandjon

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... ... From Cusco we made our way (via the longest of bus rides so far - nearly 11 hours - on our progressively failing bus) to Puno, the city on the edge of the lake.  A greatful nights sleep in Puno saw us greet an early morning cycloride to the dock ...

Puno stop over, Puno, Peru travel blog

Puno stop over

A travel blog entry by shaneandsam

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After a very friendly border crossing, we had 2 hours to kill in Puno before our night bus to Lima. Not much time for sightseeing, so we settled down with the best Lemonade either of us had ever ...

Cuy, Cakes and Inca Trail, Cusco and Puno, Peru travel blog

Cuy, Cakes and Inca Trail

A travel blog entry by jon_helen

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... by a really enthusiastic group playing their pipes and dancing in the tiny confines of the restaurant. Our final trip from Puno was to the funerary towers of Sillustani, nestled in a peaceful location in the mountains.  Pre-Inca civilisations ...

Puno- Lake Titikaka, Puno, Peru travel blog

Puno- Lake Titikaka

A travel blog entry by gary_cailin

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... 'd just arrived that morning. So while everyone is getting tucked into a delicious lunch, we're sitting there looking mornfully towards Puno where our money awaited us hidden inside an ATM. It was even tougher because we hadn't had anything to eat since ...

We are in America, man. What are you doing here?, Puno, Peru travel blog

We are in America, man. What are you doing here?

A travel blog entry by lrm2164

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... and enchanting conversation. On the note of interesting interaction, I am happy to report that I have found a capoeira group here in Puno. Rather, I have found one guy who used to be a part of the capoeira group here in Puno. When there was one. Which ...

Days 3-10,  Highlights of Ica to Puno, Puno, Peru travel blog

Days 3-10, Highlights of Ica to Puno

A travel blog entry by cazza_macca

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... bitters.  It tasted a bit like Tequila to me which I'm not a fan of so I didn't really like it. Sorry Peru! After being shown the production line we were treated to a wine tasting session. We sampled pisco and wines of various strengths as ...

Puno & the floating Islands, Puno, Peru travel blog

Puno & the floating Islands

A travel blog entry by davelauren

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... it was only a three hour bus ride from Copacabana to Puno. About 20 minutes into the journey we were at the Bolivia/Peru border crossing. This experience was surprisingly easier than a Qantas domestic flight!! No bag check, no questions in Spanish and I'm ...

Island Hopping, Puno, Peru travel blog

Island Hopping

A travel blog entry by julieandpete

... the world is? That´s right, we´re on Lake Titicaca on the Peru-Bolivia border some 12,000 feet up. We arrived in Puno, Peru Monday morning at 4:00 AM as a result of a very frustrating bus experience that saw us demoted to carriage class along with ...

To deepest darkest Peru, Puno, Peru travel blog

To deepest darkest Peru

A travel blog entry by vamosbenhoran

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... to rest my body for an hour and a half but when we get to town I realise there is a bus out of Copacobana to Puno in Peru in only an hour.  There is a large hill beside Copacobana that has the stations of the cross leading up it and supposedly great ...

Puno and Lake Titikaka, Puno, Peru travel blog

Puno and Lake Titikaka

A travel blog entry by linzstoker

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Well, our first destination was Puno on Lake Titikaka. It is at approxiately 4,000 meters and borders Peru and Bolivia. We took a bus to Lima, on which I threw up for half the time, then flew from Lima to Puno. Now, our little Texan is not accustomed ...

Puno, Puno, Peru travel blog

Puno

A travel blog entry by tour-46

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Stop over for the Bolivian border crossing, one of the battery terminals had managed to rattle itself loose as I was riding on the dodgy Peruvian roads, which caused alarm as the bike wouldn´t start but filled me with relief when I found out why, ...

Lake Titicaca: Isla Taquile & the Reed Islands, Puno, Peru travel blog

Lake Titicaca: Isla Taquile & the Reed Islands

A travel blog entry by jamie_pete

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... the history and current life of the islands.  Then we were treated to a delicious meal of fried trout and a trip around the island on a reed boat, before setting sail once again, this time for our return to Puno and our final meal together as a ...

Lake Titticaca- Day 2 Taquile island, Puno, Peru travel blog

Lake Titticaca- Day 2 Taquile island

A travel blog entry by walkerandsarah

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... walked for a very long time around the island until we finally got to the town square. We had lunch at Taquile island and then walked down over 500 steps to get to the bottom of the hill to our boat. Back to Puno at night for more italian food... mmm mmmm ...

Lake Titikaka, Puno, Peru travel blog

Lake Titikaka

A travel blog entry by mattyjordan

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... to get us to buy things. It is funny how integrated these people are within the local community, with some even travelling to puno for food and other supplies. After the uros islands we navigated an hour and a half to another island called tequile where ...

Floatng Islands and very expressive Pom Poms!, Puno, Peru travel blog

Floatng Islands and very expressive Pom Poms!

A travel blog entry by maddieuk

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... to see the Uros people who live on the floating reed islands in the lake. The floating Islands aren’t that far out from Puno, and they originally settled there when the Spanish invaded in 1532 and set them all to working in the mines. Some of them ...

Floating Islands, Puno, Peru travel blog

Floating Islands

A travel blog entry by ruizespieces

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So we arrived in Puno at 4am.  we didn´t sleep much on the bus because condensation from the ceiling would drip on us as soon as we fell asleep.  at the bus station we booked a 3 hour trip onto lake titicaca to visit the floating islands of the ...

The Bolivian Debacle, Puno, Peru travel blog

The Bolivian Debacle

A travel blog entry by barbie

... is also the home to Bolivia's Navy. Surprisingly they do not in fact have any access to the sea thanks to wars with Chile, Peru and pretty much all of their neighbours, but apparently that still does not preclude them from having a navy! They have just ...

A floater on Lake Titicaca!, Puno, Peru travel blog

A floater on Lake Titicaca!

A travel blog entry by adfieldbigtrip

... does seem to be a multitude of dogs lining the roadside, claerly mad as they chased every vehicle that passed them. The city of Puno itself is a much more ragged affair than cusco but has its own charm all the same - lots of little fruit and bread ...

Colca Canyon and Puno, Puno, Peru travel blog

Colca Canyon and Puno

A travel blog entry by beyermatt

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... if they don't contribute funds to there homeless cup. It was pretty funny!!! Later in the afternoon we jumped another domestic flight to Puno. It seems to be a tread that domestic flights are always about 2 hours late. In Puno the next day, we took a ...

Ecce Felus, Puno, Peru travel blog

Ecce Felus

A travel blog entry by matt72

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... the ocean stretching out in front of you. Indeed, this was the first impression. Once past the slime of the port area near Puno, it becomes beautiful. Ice Cube, the popster from the sleepy California town of Compton, once sang that "Today was a good ...

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