Travel Blogs from Puno, Peru

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Stuck in Puno, Puno, Peru travel blog

Stuck in Puno

A travel blog entry by hanscottclaire

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... enough yet). The strike entails road blocks on all major roads, including the one between where we are now and the Bolivian border. Unfortunately, Puno isn't a place with heaps to do or see. We are on our third night here now, and we've exhausted all ...

Puno et le petit caca!, Puno, Peru travel blog

Puno et le petit caca!

A travel blog entry by imuppet

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... ) . Puis nous avons marche sur la jolie Ile de Taquile ou nous avons danser avec leurs habitants Quechua, maitres tisserands. JOUR 3: Trajet Puno-Cusco Levee a l;aube pour se rendre a Cusco en autobus, de LUXE cette fois!! hihi! (pour le meme prix!) ...

Cusco & Lake Titicaca, Puno, Peru travel blog

Cusco & Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by rjsmith

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... there was didn't taste great. However, the Alpaca steaks were superb. We then headed on to Lake Titicaca on the border between Peru and Bolivia. It is the highest navigable lake in the world at 3812m (apparently navigable means a big ship can sail on ...

 as ever an eventful couple of days left ..., Puno, Peru travel blog

as ever an eventful couple of days left ...

A travel blog entry by paddington

... in varying states of health from smug fit as a fiddle types to puke riddled invalids snaked it's way through the streets of Puno. Our cyclist was particularly unlucky as in Clive & I he had the heaviest load and the poor chap looked almost as ...

On the move again!, Puno, Peru travel blog

On the move again!

A travel blog entry by allisonakemi

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... it will be pretty amazing to see how much ground I can actually cover in the next couple of months!  By the way... I am in Puno, Peru right now.  Another section of Lake Titicaca.  This is just a stop over on my way north.. so I am only ...

Puno to Cuzco!, Puno, Peru travel blog

Puno to Cuzco!

A travel blog entry by jess2010

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... to our guide as i was surprised that there was so many eucalyptus around. I wondered if they were also native to Peru also however he explained to me that they were imported during the 19th Century for the medicinal purposes, the wood as well as ...

Lake Titicaca - Part Two, Puno, Peru travel blog

Lake Titicaca - Part Two

A travel blog entry by ezthalia

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We were told Puno was boring, but must have arrived here at just the right time as it was Puno Week, a celebration of the cityīs birthday. Colourful street processions by children and young people from all of the regionīs schools, concerts and a ...

After MP, Puno, Peru travel blog

After MP

A travel blog entry by conor_m

... for the city of Puno. The main attraction for this place was the fact it sits on the shores of Lake Titicaca. Puno was pretty interesting because I chose to stay somewhere very cheap..like really cheap. I payed $3 for my accomidation the first night. ...

Arequipa, Peru to Copacabana, Bolivia, Puno, Peru travel blog

Arequipa, Peru to Copacabana, Bolivia

A travel blog entry by jeff~leslie

Today we arrived in the city of Puno which is situated on the border of Lake Titicaca. Puno does not have a lot to offer in the way of adventures but has provided us with a good location to jump over the boarder into Bolivia. We spent much of the ...

Cusco - Puno, Puno, Peru travel blog

Cusco - Puno

A travel blog entry by fiandross29

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... it was a quick pack followed by some more of our favourite sushi before we left! We were booked on the Inca Express bus to Puno which involves 4 stops on route.  We felt this broke up the journey and allowed us to see some of the countryside. The ...

Puno and floating villages, Puno, Peru travel blog

Puno and floating villages

A travel blog entry by mattock

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Lake Titicaca was my last stop in Peru, going form Puno to visit the floating villages. The amazing lake straddles both Peru and Bolivia and is 230 km long!  We visited villages an hour into the lake that are entirely made of reeds! Many ...

Our First Sighting of Lake Titicaca!, Puno, Peru travel blog

Our First Sighting of Lake Titicaca!

A travel blog entry by loganandkatie

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... by a lady outside, saying they had formed a line and were all waiting.  They must not have realized that this was Peru.  Nobody follows lines, especially in a place like the Bolivian consulate.  We hadnīt finished the process as fast as we ...

World's highest train ride, Puno, Peru travel blog

World's highest train ride

A travel blog entry by panf007

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... After the stop, we descended toward Puno, by sunset we arrived at the shores of Lake Titicaca. After we got our luggage at the Puno station, we followed a local gentleman to a nearby hotel, it was a risky choice in the darkness of Puno, but we had no ...

Floating islands and going back in time, Puno, Peru travel blog

Floating islands and going back in time

A travel blog entry by colleensouness

Puno.   So this is a city on the Peru side of Lake Titicaca. From Puno we took a two-day trip to the islands on the lake, including īfloating islandsī.  These are man-made  islands constructed of cork-like soil, and layered ...

The islands of lake Titikaka, Puno, Peru travel blog

The islands of lake Titikaka

A travel blog entry by bschiller

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Hola amigos! Today I'm writing from Puno, on the coast of lake Titikaka which is hanging between Peru and Bolivia. The trip over here began quite badly, when we bought the ticket the ladt told us that the bus will leave at 12. When we got to ...

Lago Titicaca: Islas Uros, Amantani and Taquile, Puno, Peru travel blog

Lago Titicaca: Islas Uros, Amantani and Taquile

A travel blog entry by mhistie

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Lake Titicaca, sky blue tranquility at three thousand eight hundred and twenty metres and a bit nippy. Flat calm when we saw it, it is piercingly blue and so massive we both referred to it as the sea by mistake many times. Despite the depth of its ...

Puno and Lake Titicaca, Puno, Peru, Peru travel blog

Puno and Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by sineadstapleton

After Lima, we travelled by plane to Puno, on the edge of Lake Titicaca.  We spent an afternoon and evening there and then got a really slow boat to some of the reed islands on the lake and then on to an island called Amantani. We stayed the night ...

Ollantaytambo - Cuzco - Puno, Puno, Peru travel blog

Ollantaytambo - Cuzco - Puno

A travel blog entry by lizzyinperu

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... was a pretty church, an interesting ruin and stunning view, but I really was not in the mood. We drove into Puno through some fabulous lightning (which distracted from the informative video about Cuzco's Inti Raymi ceremony which was being inflicted on ...

Ollantaytambo - Cuzco - Puno (cont), Puno, Peru travel blog

Ollantaytambo - Cuzco - Puno (cont)

A travel blog entry by lizzyinperu

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... an early night, I'll leave the telling of my trip around Lake Titicaca, and the man-made floating islands of Uros, and the carless island of Taquille, famous for its knitting, until tomorrow. PRACTICAL STUFF: CUZCO-PUNO CRUZ DEL SUR TOURIST BUS S146, ...

Lake Titicaca, Puno, Peru travel blog

Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by lizzyinperu

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... from the harbour). It had a Mediterranean vibe, tinged with the inevitable scent of the eucalyptus trees introduced to reforest Peru after the Spaniards cut everything down in their search for gold; eucalyptus have the charming side effect of sucking the ...

The Andean Explorer through the Andean Altiplano, Puno, Peru travel blog

The Andean Explorer through the Andean Altiplano

A travel blog entry by stevebecks

... tucked into my three course dinner of pumpkin soup, roast beef and rice pudding)!  The journey was amazing.  Starting in Puno we climbed about 400m to one of the highest points of the journey at 4,200m and watched life of the Altiplano pass ...

Uros & Taquile Islands - Lake Titicaca, Uros & Taquile Islands, Peru travel blog

Uros & Taquile Islands - Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by rebecca.mcneal

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The Singing Conductor, Puno, Peru travel blog

The Singing Conductor

A travel blog entry by livtajim

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Time to leave Cusco for our next destination, PunoPuno is in the south of Peru and will be our last Peruvian adventure before we head to Bolivia.  Puno sits on Lake Titicaca and is the base for seeing the floating islands - islands made ...

Puno, Puno, Peru travel blog

Puno

A travel blog entry by lotenfie

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In Puno stond er ons maar 1 ding te doen: een tour boeken naar 'de floating islands' (Isla de Uros). Deze op-en-top-toeristische uitstap zou onze voormiddag vullen. ‘s Morgens vroeg stapten we in een bootje op weg naar Uros. Daar aangekomen stonden ...

10h ride to the Sacred Valley, Puno, Peru travel blog

10h ride to the Sacred Valley

A travel blog entry by los2gringos

... only for the stops, but also for the guide that narrates the journey and answers any other questions one might have about Peru. He told us about the upcoming presidential elections, the candidates, etc. The stop at Racqui was pretty cool! It was a ...

Return to Puno for Hot Shower, Puno, Peru travel blog

Return to Puno for Hot Shower

A travel blog entry by sim_and_mike

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... island to 4200m.  We are slowly aclimatising to the altitude, as we get closer to our Inca Trail Trek. We then returned to our hotel for a much needed hot shower.  It is pouring with rain in Puno, this is the reason we left the UK in ...

Goodbye Bolivia, Hello Peru!, Puno, Peru travel blog

Goodbye Bolivia, Hello Peru!

A travel blog entry by amyabroad

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... border and go into the Peruvian office for another stamp.  Then we were back on the bus for a few more hours before arriving in Puno, our stop for the night.  We all walked down to the market to buy some canned and dry food to bring as gifts for ...

Somewhere in Lake Titicaca, Puno, Peru travel blog

Somewhere in Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by simonryser

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... wider einich e public bus bestige und si 7h nach Puno gfahre. Aber viu hani vo derae Reis nid grad mit uebercho! Puno isch geng no in Peru und ligt am Titicacasee, undes isch um die Jahreszyt zimech chaut da! Am Ziischtig simer wider mau frueh usem Bett ...

Lake Titicaca and Isla Del Sol, Puno, Peru travel blog

Lake Titicaca and Isla Del Sol

A travel blog entry by olefrog

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Well the Puno part of this is going to be very short...we got in very late. Had a view of the lake from the top of the town before descending to the hotel. Our driver, bless him, took us to the wrong hotel (there are two Casa Andina Classics in town) and ...

Caņa para todas las cosas, Puno, Peru travel blog

Caņa para todas las cosas

A travel blog entry by vickicooper

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... ; there were tuktuks everywhere and the streets were dirty and filled market stalls selling everything from bananas to batteries. It was in Puno that Tom and I parted company with the Great Dane after a very easy bus ride over the border.  Then along ...

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