Travel Blogs from Puno, Peru

Sort by Newest Best first

More Unforgettable Kindness, Puno, Peru travel blog

More Unforgettable Kindness

A travel blog entry by champa

5

... but not before I had explained to the tour operator our experiences and feelings. The road south led us towards Lake Titicaca and Puno where we stopped for the night.  Here we encountered another kind person.   Finding a night-stop had proved ...

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

Lake Titticaca- Day 2 Taquile island

A travel blog entry by walkerandsarah

9

... 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

104

... 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

11

... 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

3
11

So we arrived in Puno at 4am.  we didnīt 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

4
5

... 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

1
27

... 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 ...

Sep 11, 2010, Amantani Island, Peru travel blog

Sep 11, 2010

A travel blog entry by charlieseo

40

Stuck in Puno, Puno, Peru travel blog

Stuck in Puno

A travel blog entry by hanscottclaire

2

... 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

2

... ) . 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

14

... 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

21

... 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

2
15

... 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

1

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

10

... 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 ...

Almost missed flight!!!, Puno, Peru travel blog

Almost missed flight!!!

A travel blog entry by nomad82

5

... made it to Juliaca where taxi to Puno were over 100 soles so we opted for the collectice bus which was 15soles with an hour into Puno. We booked out hotel through Booking.com and went to Sol Andinna Inn. We each had our own room which was nice with our ...

Puno and floating villages, Puno, Peru travel blog

Puno and floating villages

A travel blog entry by mattock

23

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

7

... 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

This is a top pick!
1

... 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

2
5

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

2

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

6

... 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

2

... 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, ...

Sort by Newest Best first