Majtas Hostal Turistico

Lambayeque 140, Puno, Peru | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Puno

Titicaca and Tornadoes

A travel blog entry by livtajim


Still appreciating comfortable beds and bathrooms after the Inca Trail. This morning we were heading to Uros, one of the floating islands on Lake Titcaca. The islands date from pre-Incan times and the Uros people speak Aymara. These islands are made of totora reeds and the top layer of reeds is regularly replaced as the ones on the bottom rot. The …

Puno and The Floating Islands

A travel blog entry by phillipsquared


... neared Puno we slowed down for some reason and Chris looked out the window which was a mistake. In the middle of the road was a lady in the Bolivian style of dress laying in a pool of blood. Our friendly bus driver went around her and and then tooted at the vans that had just stopped to help her to get out of our way. We just hope she didn't have a child on her back as so many of them do. Just as we hit the outskirts of town a guy got on ...

Our Last Stop in Peru

A travel blog entry by sharissajj


... we had a couple of friends from our Colca Canyon Tour heading our way, so we made plans for dinner that night! Diyana and Jan met us at the main square that night, and we promptly found a place to eat - Machu Pizza (Erich was amused by the name, hence we had to eat there). It was pretty decent food, and fantastic company! We all ate until bursting and talked even longer, finally calling it a night a few hours later. It was the perfect ending to a pretty perfect tour of ...

Uros Islands

A travel blog entry by varney


... of these blocks together to form a basic raft. Finally they heap layer after layer of tortola reeds on top until the whole raft is around 2m deep. In some areas they make them even thicker and that is where they erect their huts. They have to replenish the surface ever 2-4 weeks, depending on the season, as the lower layers which are permanently submerged rot away. The whole island will last up to 25 years before it has to be abandoned, and then they just build a new ...

Train trip to Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by dewarsurfers

... So, yesterday morning we had early call 6am with bags out 1/2 hour later, brekkie and train at 8am for a 10 hour trip to Lake Titicaca. Train was comfortable but at 10am we were called to observation carriage at end of train for entertainment. A band were on board with great dancing music and yes, Pisco Sours, a couple of those and there was much dancing, trying to copy the young Peruvean ...


This hostel, located on Lambayeque 140, Puno, is near Waynapicchu, Inca Trail, Cusco & Machu Picchu Railway, and Urubamba Weavers' Route.
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