Travel Blogs from Puno, Peru

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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 ...

Caña para todas las cosas, Puno, Peru travel blog

Caña 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 ...

Puno, Puno, Peru travel blog

Puno

A travel blog entry by lozhan

... and really the scenery was not much to be desired, shit loads of rubbish, unfinished mud brick homes and 10 billion plastic bags! Puno is situated 3830m above sea level on Lake Titicaca. And i must say the gorgeous colour of the lake stuck out like dogs ...

The Uros Islands on the Lake Titicaca, Puno, Peru travel blog

The Uros Islands on the Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by camille_simon

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... the Uros people still live. That was pretty impressive and I´m glad we got to visit those before Simon rushed me out of Peru (attracted by the promise of Cheap Bolivia). Moreover we were lucky to visit the islands on the day of a local wedding, ...

Lake Titiccccchhhhhhaaaahhhhchhhaahhhhhhhh, Puno, Peru travel blog

Lake Titiccccchhhhhhaaaahhhhchhhaahhhhhhhh

A travel blog entry by kaitlin.tulbert

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... started on Friday night. At 9 pm, we were on our way to the bus station to take an overnight bus to get to Puno, Peru. This is one point of entry to Lake Titicaca from the Peru side. Our trip started off right away with a memorable story. Danielle, ...

Sick of being Sick, Puno, Peru travel blog

Sick of being Sick

A travel blog entry by mojo101

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Have been in Puno for 2 days now, which is situated at the beautifull Lago Titicaca (to be pronounced Titihaha' so it doesn't sound like titi shit :-) Unfortunately all I've seen is the hotel we're staying in but I can say it's a nice one. After ...

2 Days on the Island, Puno, Peru travel blog

2 Days on the Island

A travel blog entry by adamfriend1

... rude germans blowing smoke out of the window in front so that it came in our window a tripled the hangover.   Anyway we reached Puno yesterday, and found the El Manzano Lodge.  A happy go lucky place with bunk beds.  We had some fish and ...

Puno, Peru og kulde BRRRRR, Puno, Peru travel blog

Puno, Peru og kulde BRRRRR

A travel blog entry by beritmette

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... siv. Boernene gaar i skole derude og hele deres verden foregaar derude paa vandet. English: We have crossed the border to Peru. Are now in Puno at the other side of the lake Titicaca. The town is not pretty and look halffinished or like after a big ...

i am a charlie´s angel in disguise..., Puno, Peru travel blog

i am a charlie´s angel in disguise...

A travel blog entry by rubyfunk

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... annoyed with those who sit at the roadside, as able-bodied and capable as anyone, and beg. Anyway, enough of that, we arrived in Puno, an ugly pimple of a town on the shore of Lake Titicaca - dadada - the highest navigable lake in the world - and a ...

Floating Islands, Puno, Peru travel blog

Floating Islands

A travel blog entry by jttours

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After a ridiculously easy border crossing we were in Peru. Puno was a quick stop for us. We stayed in a lovely hostel that had a living room and kitchen shared between every few rooms, the hostel was pretty much empty which meant we more or less had a ...

Peaceful Puno, Puno, Peru travel blog

Peaceful Puno

A travel blog entry by squiresmm

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... ; Hmm! So we have 3 hours (though they told us it would be 30mins – Peruvian time!) to wait until a new battery comes from Puno for us. Our families all stay with us to keep us company (though we learn that the women who cooked for us last night are ...

Floating Villages, lake Titicaca, Puno, Peru travel blog

Floating Villages, lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by egsjr1944

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Up with the rain for breakfast. Not the most appealing start to a day on the lake in a boat, but we will continue anyway, we are travelers. The rain had let up by the time we got to the floating islands, made up of reeds stacked up to 3 meters deep. ...

Die Voegelein vom Titicaca See, Puno, Peru travel blog

Die Voegelein vom Titicaca See

A travel blog entry by tomandbecky

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... dry Andean landscape, only one town and some shallow lagunas. And of course, several herds of alpacas (lama and sheep mixture). Puno is a port-town of the Titicaca Lake though otherwise not very spectacular. As one of our possible appointment, Moritz who ...

The Epic Journey, Cusco to Puno, Puno, Peru travel blog

The Epic Journey, Cusco to Puno

A travel blog entry by samcohen1987

... , re built a bridge, got stopped and painted on, removed a blockade, reblocked a road, got lost in the dark and eventually got to Puno. Epic. The driver got a pretty decent trip. Poor guy had no idea what he was in for. 2 days later, he had to do the ...

Squishy islands and terrible food..., Uros Floating Islands and Puno, Peru travel blog

Squishy islands and terrible food...

A travel blog entry by richardandfiona

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... victory dance to the tune of that old favorite "I told you so..." it was time to return to dry land again and our hotel in Puno. Thankfully our room was different and although I felt sorry for whoever was stuck in our old one at the top, I was just glad ...

Perú!, Puno, Peru travel blog

Perú!

A travel blog entry by dionbarker

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... hike into one of the highest waterfalls in South America. Both were very impressive and even the town was gorgeous. A good start to Peru!   Next required a stunning bus ride through the Andes into a town called Cajamarca. The next day I had a bunch ...

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

Cusco to Puno and Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by kasnsqueak

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... a daily occurrence. They do fish and hunt birds and supplement their diet with trading veges etc back at the port in Puno. Wayne and I felt a little uncomfortable with the touristy effect we had and tourism generally has had on theses people. We declined ...

Lake Titicaca, Puno, Peru travel blog

Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by gerhard

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still to ...

Puno, Puno, Peru travel blog

Puno

A travel blog entry by smith.fiona

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Hello everyone, Our next stop has been Puno, where we went to visit some islands with penguins, seals, lots of birds and lots of bird poo.  The weather was so Scottish, it was disgusting, please look at the photos to see what we had to wear to ...

Going native........after a fashion!, Puno, Peru travel blog

Going native........after a fashion!

A travel blog entry by liv.ltd

... hauled over the andes by donkeys, admired some ducks and shopped and subsequently dropped in some markets!    We left Puno by train and wound our way through stunning scenery and dusty towns and villages.  We were served delicious food ...

Islands part 1, part Peru :), Puno, Peru travel blog

Islands part 1, part Peru :)

A travel blog entry by marie-line

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... the illusion that we do know, and we hope we do... Of course I do know where my next busticket is leading to, Puno! A small town near the border of Bolivia, and at Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake n the world.I found a cool CouchSurfhost, ...

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