Hostal Los Uros

T. Valcarcel 135, Puno, Puno, Peru | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Puno

The fascination of Lake Titicaca - part 2

A travel blog entry by coco89 on Jul 14, 2014

... who were however eager to travel separately from the group. Our 3 year old host brother - John (what a typically Peruvian name) - showed us the way to the house although he almost got lost twice. At the house we had some time to explore the facilities before we were called for lunch - quinoa soup and baked cheese with rice and potatoes. After lunch we hiked up to one of the two temples on Amantani island - one for Pachumama (mother earth) and one for Pachutata ...

It's a Long Way from Cuzco to Puno . . .

A travel blog entry by rose_giro on May 11, 2014

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Chuta means "pull apart" bread, and it is meant to be eaten just like that . . . you pull a chunk off and enjoy. There being no preservatives, it is intended for immediate and daily consumption. Its light crust and delicate taste with just the hint of sweet and spice is the perfect accompaniment to hot drinks.


About 40% of registered businesses in Oropesa are related to ...

Road Trip

A travel blog entry by josh_chrissy on May 11, 2014

29 photos

... competitive...but we certainly took joy from rubbing in our sweet, sweet triumph to the rest of the tour group. ET Sorry to our parents...we didn't really get to call home during this period as we were on the move a lot and dealing with pretty dodgy WIFI in the hotels/hostels we were staying in. Bad children!! Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs There was far too much good food to cover...but an easy way to sum it up is to say in Peru and Bolivia you can eat really yummy food for dirt ...

Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by tdv95 on Apr 22, 2014

91 photos

... size, get replaced, and more are created as the need arises (the islands are anchored to keep them from floating over to Bolivia).

The surface of the islands is uneven, thin, and it does feel like walking on a waterbed (to match her big, puffy hair-dos back in the 80's, DH had one of those waterbeds when I met her, and was now experiencing glassy-eyed flashbacks as we bobbed up and down). We debated staying on one of the floating islands overnight ...

From the shores of Lake Titikaka

A travel blog entry by delbr on Apr 05, 2014

5 comments, 17 photos

... and the room is not big enough to swing a cat. Didn't do much exploring at Puno. Our focus from Puno is to get to the floating islands and then have a home stay with a local family. The floating islands are very unusual and are made from a base of reed roots that are anchored to the bottom of the lake. Reeds are then layered on top, about 2 metres, and these are topped up regularly. The islands last about 25 years and then they construct a new one and just move the ...

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This hostel, located on T. Valcarcel 135, Puno, Puno, is near Waynapicchu, Inca Trail, Cusco & Machu Picchu Railway, and Catedral de Puno.
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