Travel Blogs from Puno, Peru

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

Islands part 1, part Peru :)

A travel blog entry by marie-line


... 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, ...

El Lago Titicaca, Puno, Peru travel blog

El Lago Titicaca

A travel blog entry by arango


... the Chivay central plaza. Had our cowboy coffee and fresh bread, and headed back the way we came to find the main highway to Puno. Climbed back to the 16,500 feet plains of Vicuñas and Llamas, and just passed the natural preserve, where we found the ...

Day 43 – Place of Rest, Puno, Peru travel blog

Day 43 – Place of Rest

A travel blog entry by saseau

... were all packed, but our favourite restaurant (Hacienda Restaurant) found room for the two of us. Thankfully, they share owners with the pizzeria next door, so Marie got her Hawaiian pizza. Puno, a place to rest. Hope all is well! Love, Gary and ...

Breaking out of Bolvia, Puno, Peru travel blog

Breaking out of Bolvia

A travel blog entry by missiaaron


... -deserved pisco-sours. The next day we went in our separate directions, as backpackers do, and continued our journey from Puno to Cusco, Peru.  Unfortunately there were still impassable roads ahead. What was should have been a 6 hour bus ride became ...

TitiKAKA, Puno, Peru travel blog


A travel blog entry by bryanfennell


... that was about. So we have hit Peru and are very excited about the next two weeks.  We are currently in Puno, a small town in the south of Peru, just beside lake Titikaka.  With the good Exchange rate we were able to grab a hotel for the past ...

Een goede dokter gevonden, Puno, Peru travel blog

Een goede dokter gevonden

A travel blog entry by astridandgijs


We zijn op de 17e aangekomen in Puno, Astrid is nog steeds niet lekker en we besluiten om op de 18e 's morgens een dokter op te zoeken. Die blijkt om de hoek van het hotel te zitten en heel goed engels te spreken. Toch wel handig! Astrid wordt uitgebreid ...

Puno - Floating Islands, Fights & Food Poisoning, Puno, Peru travel blog

Puno - Floating Islands, Fights & Food Poisoning

A travel blog entry by moons_shell


... a certain movie. “Do you think Willy Wonka is still alive?” Definately had some awesome and horrible experiences from Puno and we are now nestled up in a hammock looking down on Cococabana and Lake Titicaca from our hostel in some searing ...

Sunrise on Lake Titicaca, Puno, Peru travel blog

Sunrise on Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by globalfootprint


... make money from us, with more shops of souvenirs and a restaurant. After giving us time to peruse the goods we were taken back to Puno.  When we arrived in Puno we still had an hour or so spare, so we had fresh trout in one of the stalls by the ...

darkest peru, Puno, Peru travel blog

darkest peru

A travel blog entry by paislyqueen


... needless to say i missed the bus. but did have an interesting taxi ride with a fellow that was smuggling rice, of all things, into peru and smelled suspiciously like old baked chicken. really, i can´t make this up. so needless to say, i missed the bus ...

Peru - Lima, Puno & Lake Titicaca, Puno, Peru travel blog

Peru - Lima, Puno & Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by emilysabin


... I HATED. I had to tactically down big gulps then put a piece of potato in my mouth to stop me from gagging. We returned back to Puno where a few of us went to visit Sillustani - an old Inca burial ground. We went out for a final dinner + show and here I ...

Overnight stay at Lake Titicaca, Puno, Peru travel blog

Overnight stay at Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by thomaskelep


... , where we started our two day trip to lake Titicaca (titi=grey, caca=puma). It was a fun ride that gave us a flavor of Puno which we hadn't seen so far. After about 3hrs (apparently there is some kind of rule that does not allow the boats to go beyond a ...

Island hopping on Lake Titicaca, Puno, Peru travel blog

Island hopping on Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by david-collie


... to go to Puno on the Peruvian as this is where you catch the boat for the various islands. We stayed in Puno for a night and woke up early the next day to catch the boat to the islands. The first islands were half an hour away, the ...

Practically Puno, Puno, Peru travel blog

Practically Puno

A travel blog entry by laorfamily

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We got to Puno and rented a boat to take us on tour of this side of Lake Titicaca (about a two hour ride). The Belgium ladies, Mimi & Valerie were still with us, and so was Benni. Lake Titicaca was beautiful, the sun was shining, and the locals were ...

If I see another set of stone steps ..., Puno, Peru travel blog

If I see another set of stone steps ...

A travel blog entry by little_lisa

... at 8am this morning (with no air conditioning and lots of cracked windows) and headed across a baking hot desert type highway for 6 hours to Puno, on the shores of lake titicaca. Tomorrow we head out to the lake to stay with a local family and do some ...

Floating Islands, Puno, Peru travel blog

Floating Islands

A travel blog entry by our_oyster


... and getting to see the islands themselves but the rest of it we could have passed on. At this point, we are really ready to leave Peru. Tomorrow we catch a short bus ride to the Bolivian side of the lake to the town of ...

Titicacasee, Puno, Peru travel blog


A travel blog entry by tobikaroperu


Heute am fruehen Nachmittag sind wir nach einer 6-stuendigen Busfahrt durch eine beindruckende Landschaft in Puno angekommen, unserem Ausgangspunkt fuer die naechsten Tage. Der Titicacasee ist 3800 m hoch und damit der hoechste schiffbare See der Erde! Es ...

Back again, Puno, Peru travel blog

Back again

A travel blog entry by paul-charlotte


We have returned on bus the way we came, it´s much much cheeper and you get to see lots of the Lake.   We book our onwards ticket to Cusco for tomorrow ALL in Spanish !!!!! which we are pleased about.  We are trying to catch up with the ...

Titicaca lake, Puno, Peru travel blog

Titicaca lake

A travel blog entry by riege


... , navigable lake at about 3800m.a.s.l. The lake lies on the border of Bolivia and Peru and is 8300 square kilometres big.  Puno is in Peru and that is where we stopped for the night. For dinner I tried one of the Peruvian foods called Ceviche, ...

Lake Titicaca, Puno, Peru travel blog

Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by whereisdan

... a couple of weeks before packing my bags again. From Lima it was another 19 hours on a bus to the southeast corner of Peru, where I managed to make it across the border in a shared taxi, despite falling prey to a mysterious illness, with headache, ...

Destino Numero Siete, Puno, Peru, Puno, Peru travel blog

Destino Numero Siete, Puno, Peru

A travel blog entry by hanis


We were looking forward to couple of relaxing days in Puno following our uncomfortable bus ride from Chivay. Used more as a stop over between Arequipa and Lima, Puno has left us with some very fond memories.  Our first day was spent exploring the ...

Peru's Islands on Lake Titicaca, Puno, Peru travel blog

Peru's Islands on Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by

... island to the main port where our boat now was. Back on the boat we have settled in for a 2 and a half hour journey back to Puno. Some parts of the day were quite interesting but it was clear a lot of it was focused on getting lots of money out of all ...

Peru, Puno / Lake Titicaca, Puno, Peru travel blog

Peru, Puno / Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by ninaholidays


Sun 14.9.08: Peru, Puno PERSONAL: Apart from being the gateway to Lake Titicaca, there is very little of attractions in Puno (for me, the most memorable is finding the hidden gem of a cafe next to the Cathedral - they housed so many coffee ...

Yet another shithole!!!!!, Puno, Lake Titicaca, Peru travel blog

Yet another shithole!!!!!

A travel blog entry by neilandamy

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... valley at approximately 3900 metres. The roads as normal were lined with dumped rubbish and it was a pretty dull day. Arriving into Puno about 3pm our worst fears were realised and as we were prewarned it was a complete shithole. Probably the worst one ...

Taquile, Puno and Sillustani, Taquile and Puno, Peru travel blog

Taquile, Puno and Sillustani

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

The next day we were on our way to Puno and Peru. It was a beautiful 4 hour bus journey passing along the lake shore and watching the Peruvians working hard in their colourful fields. Our arrival in Peru was made easy by our bus conductor who had a hotel ...

On the shores of Lake Titicaca, Puno, Peru travel blog

On the shores of Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by chalmersfamily


... and Rachel even got a go at paddling the boat! The baby condor was 16 months old and already huge. When we got back to Puno the streets were crowded as it was a National Day with parades and celebrations. The idea was for us to have a quick lunch ...

I would walk 500 miles..., Puno, Peru travel blog

I would walk 500 miles...

A travel blog entry by izademo

... allés prendre dun douche et on a tous soupé ensemble... c;était sympa... c quand meme moche qu'on ne puisse plus se revoir... Enfin! Puno JE suis maintenant a Puno, a cote du lac titicaca. Il fait frette pis ya pas de chauffage... Mais c quand ...

Reeds and Shaving cream, Puno, Peru travel blog

Reeds and Shaving cream

A travel blog entry by frankandamanda

... impossible, it's quite easy just to pick up a house and move it. After we had finished our visit there, we went back to Puno for a nap and then headed out to the Carnaval Festival. There was a parade that consisted of dancers in bright costumes. If went ...

Puno, Puno, Peru travel blog


A travel blog entry by will.traveller

  Alarm goes off way too early. Morning bus to Puno. I have good conversations in Spanish with a local businessman and with a Spanish couple.   In Puno I run into Rick from Huaraz. In 5 minutes he is leaving for Copacabana. He is traveling ...

Lago Boobypoopoo, Puno, Peru travel blog

Lago Boobypoopoo

A travel blog entry by cannonballs


... "old" culture was represented by the Quechua speaking people and their protests to make Quechua the official language of Peru.  Their traditional clothing stood out amongst the typical European style dress; bright colors, native patterns, funny ...

From Peru to Bolivia, Puno, Peru travel blog

From Peru to Bolivia

A travel blog entry by rowedriguez


This morning we're leaving behind Puno and, after a month of wonders, the truly impressive country of Peru. It's entirely exceeded expectations, we've stopped several times over the trip and marvelled that everything we've done so far has been in just ...

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