El Inti Backpacker Hostel

Av.la Torre 137, Puno, 51, Peru | 2 star hostel
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Travel Blogs from Puno

Funeral march

A travel blog entry by andyandott


Went out to look for somewhere to eat for brekkie but, in what has been somewhat of a common theme in Bolivia and now, it seems, Peru, everywhere that looked half decent was closed. What nutter would close at peak times of the day? So we were rescued by the supermarket, the first one that we have seen since leaving Chile. We take a packet of …


A travel blog entry by andyandott


Time to say goodbye to Bolivia and hello to Peru. Got the 10.30 boat back to Copacabana and then the bus from there to Puno. It was a surprisingly easy border crossing. On the face of it Peru is pretty similar to Bolivia, shops sell the same stuff, people look the same, landscape very similar.... I expect some differences to pop up. Eating out was …

Floatng Islands and very expressive Pom Poms!

A travel blog entry by maddieuk


... 8216;yes’ pom pom or her ‘no’ one! They can also mean
she is happy or sad, so if she is fed up she will walk around with that pom pom
showing! How strange! Not as odd though as the fact that the men do all the
knitting, while presumably their wives hump heavy stuff around all day! There
was even a ‘men’s knitting co-operative’ in the main square with a load of old
guys outside knitting away and selling them in the shop. Everything ...


A travel blog entry by bryanfennell


So we left Bolivia. Bye bye dodgy food, bye bye terrible toilets, and good bye to the worst roads in the world. Hello Peru.

For anyone traveling to Bolivia, here is some advice. Bolivia is proberly the easiest country in the world to get into, but dont expect the same service when leaving. 10 MINS TO GET INTO THE COUNTRY, AN HOUR TO GET OUT! I still have no ...

Yes, they're really floating..!

A travel blog entry by sarahrtw

... was made out of reeds!). It was incredibly peaceful and relaxing. One of the islanders explained to us how the island is constructed out of reeds, and we had the chance to purchase some souvenirs, but we didn't feel under pressure to, which was good.

After spending about an hour on this island, we travelled about an extra hour to Taquille, a large, actual island. We walked up to the top and reached the main square, and watched some ...


This 2 star hostel, located on Av.la Torre 137, Puno, is near Waynapicchu, Inca Trail, Cusco & Machu Picchu Railway, and Urubamba Weavers' Route.
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