Hostal Pukara

Libertad 328, Puno, Peru | Hostel
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A travel blog entry by cwscott on Aug 17, 2013

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On the bus for most of today as we travelled from Chivay up to Puno on the shores of Lake Titicaca. At 3,800m this was to be the highest place we would sleep on the trip. We had become so acclimatised to the altitude over the previous two days though that we barely noticed going over the Paso de Patopampa. I did realise just before we left though …

Lake Titicaca, Uros and Taqile Islands

A travel blog entry by howardgladstone


Grade 5 social studies lesson time: Lake Titicaca is the world's highest navigable lake, located at 3800 meters (12,540 feet) above sea level. It is roughly 160 km long by 60 km wide, in the shape of a puma. According to legend, the founders of the Inca tribe came from here. The border between Peru and Bolivia crosses the lake. It is home to people speaking the Aymara language, mostly on the Bolivian side, and ...

For the Finale -- 14,000 Feet!!

A travel blog entry by bjbromberg


... 62. I was horrified!!! Every so often throughout our stay I would take a little more oxygen. The good news that I discovered in Cusco that carried over to Titilaka was a lack of appetite. I just plain wasn't hungry, and especially not for anything heavy.

We arrived shortly before dinner, rested awhile then had dinner and went to bed. That was ...

Perusing the altiplano

A travel blog entry by upontheroof


... we had ample time to browse the hundreds of stalls where vendors sell all manner of woven and knitted goods. On the homeward bound train, the staff again served hot drinks and snacks and then surprised passengers by staging a traditional dance, followed by a fashion show. The items modelled were all made from baby alpaca wool and were incredibly soft to touch. I was roped in to model one of the items, but I don't think Vogue will be knocking at my door any time ...

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This hostel, located on Libertad 328, Puno, is near Waynapicchu, Inca Trail, Sillustani, and Cusco & Machu Picchu Railway.
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