Travel Blogs from Puno, Peru

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Wedding crashers, Puno, Peru travel blog

Wedding crashers

A travel blog entry by turnernz

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... seemed happy to inhabit the red breeze blocked boxes by the side of dusty litter strewn roads in fairly desolate looking places. Puno meanwhile is another town entered from quite a height and looking down on the mostly simple red brick buildings of the ...

The Reed Islands, Puno, Peru travel blog

The Reed Islands

A travel blog entry by nerdelyi

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Puno is a shit town, but the food in Peru is soooo much better than Bolivia. Also, Bolivia has shit showers where if you want hot water you have to keep the pressure really low because it heats the water on a coil that the water passes through. And it ...

Ringing in the New Year at 13,000 ft!, Puno, Peru travel blog

Ringing in the New Year at 13,000 ft!

A travel blog entry by leahrob

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As you could see, getting to Puno, PE was a trip all in its own. The city is a reflection what our assumption of South America would be like. Adobe style homes and buildings with either adobe, terracotta, or metal roofs. The city itself is built into the ...

The other side of the lake... a new country, Puno, Peru travel blog

The other side of the lake... a new country

A travel blog entry by dockerills

... forward and the first we had to walk across the frontier so far in the trip. We picked up our new bus and was off to Puno on the other side of Lake Titicaca.   Once at the bus terminal we got the first experience of hard-line tourist touts with ...

Don't ever go with the Pony Express company, Puno, Peru travel blog

Don't ever go with the Pony Express company

A travel blog entry by karlik

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... hours. I will never ever go with this bus company again! Well, this is a pretty brave statement when I plan to leave Peru tomorrow ;-) In Puno I went directly to a hostal which I was recommended by one of the Cusco brothers. It was a nice, very ...

Naomi says..., Puno, Peru travel blog

Naomi says...

A travel blog entry by brigid.hole

So, my birthday was great, thanks for asking.... I can recommend having a birthday in Peru. Although parts of it weren´t so great. We flew from Lima to Cusco then on to Juliaca. I felt a bit sick on the plane ride, so had a birthday vomit. Yum. But once ...

day 2 of our island tour, Puno, Peru travel blog

day 2 of our island tour

A travel blog entry by offonourown2

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... Tequila here. Tequile is supposed to be a bit more touristy so we weren’t really sure what to expect. But as with all things Peru – it was beautiful! Lake Titicaca was just so calm and blue as we crossed it to reach Tequile. We had to buy a ...

Cuzco to Puno on the slow train, Puno, Peru travel blog

Cuzco to Puno on the slow train

A travel blog entry by andyecosse

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So it was time to leave Cuzco. There are 2 options for getting to Puno - by bus and by train. The train company in Peru seems to be in decline as over the past few years they have been closing routes and also limiting options for travel: the only option ...

Floating and fixed islands of Lago Titicaca, Puno, Peru travel blog

Floating and fixed islands of Lago Titicaca

A travel blog entry by georgehosegood

... of pancakes sent us on our way back to the mainland via the Uros, or floating reed, Islands about 20 mins from Puno. Thses Islands to me felt less authentic in this day and age, and probably artificially maintained by tourism, although the history of ...

Lake Titicaca, Lake Titicaca, Bolivia travel blog

Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by barrowmw

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... on the Peruvian side and two nights on the Bolivian side. To get to the lake, we took an 11 hour train from Cusco to Puno, Peru. From here we took a half day trip to the Uros floating islands. Hundreds of years ago, the Uros people fled enemies on ...

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