Hostal Margarita

Address: Jr. Tarapaca 130, Puno, Peru | Hostel
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This hostel, located on Jr. Tarapaca 130, Puno, is near Waynapicchu, Inca Trail, Cusco & Machu Picchu Railway, and Urubamba Weavers' Route.
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    Travel Blogs from Puno

    Puno and beyond - on Titicaca pond

    A travel blog entry by judelicious.50 on Mar 14, 2015

    5 photos

    ... moored at my guide's uncles island and in we go to see how they live. Very basic, but well organised, even to growing some crops, keeping chickens and fishing. High maintenance living as Islands can take up to a year to build starting with a two metre base layer, and another 2metres on top, with additional reeds added every couple of weeks. Houses also need regular maintenance too. Anyway they all seem content with their lot. Quite an unusual sensation walking on ...


    A travel blog entry by dionbarker on Mar 11, 2015

    22 photos

    ... anyway, so the main form of transport are collectivos. Basically a small van that leaves for the destination once it fills up. Sometimes can take 5 minutes, other times 40. Generally quite fast though, you don't really wait long at all for transport in South America. Later that day I arrived in Chachapoyas. Immediately booked a tour to some pretty amazing ruins on top a mountain. Then the next day did a hike into one of the highest waterfalls in South America. Both ...

    Working Without A Work Visa (Day 46)

    A travel blog entry by bdfro on Nov 25, 2014

    8 photos

    ... with our home stay "mother", Belinda; homemade bread with jam, a hard-boiled egg and some tea. The bread was muy rico (very delicious). After breakfast, it was time for chores. The first thing we had to do was put rope around the necks of the sheep while they were in their makeshift pen. The pen was basically a small circular depression in the ground surrounded by stone walls. For the most part, the sheep were relatively compliant as I muzzled ...

    Becoming a Local (Day 45)

    A travel blog entry by bdfro on Nov 24, 2014

    5 photos

    ... are married. They cut their hair and use it as the core under yarn to make a strong belt for their husbands. It acts as a wedding ring and helps protect their backs. From Taquille we took our boat back to a peninsula we passed earlier and the community of Luquina Chico, where we were met by a band, challenged to a soccer match and met our host families. Miraculously, we won the soccer challenge. I'm sure it helped that we were playing 9 of us vs 5 of them, but they have ...

    Local life on Lake Titicaca

    A travel blog entry by legreens on Oct 28, 2014

    1 comment, 3 photos

    ... others. It had been a really lovely stay, we were well looked after and we definitely got a good experience of simple family local life! Time for another boat siesta and we were back in Puno! We has a little wonder and chilled playing cards. Dinner was at a restaurant where the whole evening was more Peruvian dancing and singing!! We had a few drinks with everyone at the local bar afterwards before ...

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