Travel Blogs from Puno, Peru

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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 ...

Carnaval au Pérou, Puno, Peru travel blog

Carnaval au Pérou

A travel blog entry by thometcamo

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... ), les énormes troupeaux, les lacs turquoises et les montagnes dorées à la végétation clairsemée de plantes endémiques, nous arrivons à Puno où se tient un des plus grands carnavals du pays. Ça chante, ça joue fort de la trompette... c'est une ...

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 ...

Uros Islands & Taquile Island, Peru (day 13), Puno, Peru travel blog

Uros Islands & Taquile Island, Peru (day 13)

A travel blog entry by mcurtin

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... guide book, "the island is a tiny 7 km place with a Quechua speaking population. They are a self governing body within Peru, and maintain a strong sense of group identity. The rarely marry non-Taquile people and live lives unaffected by the modernity of ...

Lake Titicaca, Puno, Peru travel blog

Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by lawton025

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Lake Titicaca is the highest navigable lake and also shares a shore with Bolivia. This morning we boarded a boat to travel to the Uros floating Islands. There are more than 40 islands with approximately one family unit per island. The Uros people live on ...

Puno - Lago Titicaca, Puno, Peru travel blog

Puno - Lago Titicaca

A travel blog entry by maaske

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... James threw-up all over himself and Raymond, oh, the joys of bus trips through the Andes with limited clothes.  Puno is the gateway to Bolivia and Lago Titicaca, famous for its floating islands. Lake Titicaca is the highest navigatable lake in ...

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