Travel Blogs from Puno, Peru

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Lake Titicaca, Puno, Peru travel blog

Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by laine

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Giant Oversized Swans and Machu Pizza, Puno, Peru travel blog

Giant Oversized Swans and Machu Pizza

A travel blog entry by wheresdaznow

... bin? Aluminium container used for placing rubbish in, usually emptied when full, keeps countryside clean. WhoŽd have thought? Now Puno is famous for its floating reed islands but to me the words "shocking over comercialization" and other travellers ...

May 22, 2011, Puno, Peru travel blog

May 22, 2011

A travel blog entry by peacefrog

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Oxygen deprivation, but still ok..., Puno, Peru travel blog

Oxygen deprivation, but still ok...

A travel blog entry by vermaakjeanne

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... However, I'm not sure whether that is true or not. We said goodbye to our guide, Jose, and then continued en route to Puno. 7 hours later we arrived at Hotel Pukara, which was perfectly located near the town square. We then went off to have some ...

Green Slime, Puno, Peru travel blog

Green Slime

A travel blog entry by kevandrach

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... on tourism, it feels quite exploitative but equally highlights the problem of how money from tourism helps until it reinforces a problem. Puno and the green slugde hadn`t left a great impact so we decided to head off that afternoon for ...

How'd you like your guinea pig, stewed or fried?, Puno, Peru travel blog

How'd you like your guinea pig, stewed or fried?

A travel blog entry by pumpkinqueen

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... Plenty of opportunity to devour a good book in the hammocks of our cosy (except at night) hostel Cupula. The bus from Copacabana to Peru was interesting. Initially it looked like we were going to be the only 2 people on the bus but at the last minute ...

Day 66 - Puno - Boring Ronald, Puno, Peru travel blog

Day 66 - Puno - Boring Ronald

A travel blog entry by neensandpete

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We forgot to mention in earlier blog entries that Peru is teeming with dogs - they are literally everywhere but no cats ( which apparently stay indoors). Our Inca Trail guide had told us that the dogs know how to cross a road and wait for the green signal ...

Sara.. on the Floating Islands of Eros, Puno, Peru travel blog

Sara.. on the Floating Islands of Eros

A travel blog entry by sara.a

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... because their parents and their parents did the same. but to give their children an education means their kids have to go to Puno- a mere 3 hour boat journey. Its typical that the children dont want to come back having seen what life can be like without ...

Journey Through Andes & High Plains to Titicaca, Puno, Peru travel blog

Journey Through Andes & High Plains to Titicaca

A travel blog entry by obrienml2004

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... and sounds of Puno itself in lieu of exploring the Lake, which was a tad disappointing.   Regardless, our time in Puno was surprisingly rich.    In fact, serendipity brought us a wedding, a funeral and a Carnival. ...

Lake Titicaca and the Floating Homes, Puno, Peru travel blog

Lake Titicaca and the Floating Homes

A travel blog entry by andrea_and_eric

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We caught a 7 hour bus ride from Cusco to Puno, which is the tourist city located at Lake Titicaca, the largest and highest navigatable lake in the world. Our travelers luck stayed with us as we arrived, when a "helper" took us to our chosen hostel (with ...

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