Majtas Hostal Turistico

Address: Lambayeque 140, Puno, Peru | Hostel
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This hostel, located on Lambayeque 140, Puno, is near Waynapicchu, Inca Trail, Cusco & Machu Picchu Railway, and Urubamba Weavers' Route.
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    Travel Blogs from Puno

    Floating villages..

    A travel blog entry by guillytor on Dec 19, 2014

    11 photos

    ... the islands were built and how important this "Totora'' was for them.

    After this we have 30 minutes to explore the island on our own and buy souvenirs, unfortunately Yovanna started to feel really bad , perhaps she ate too much last night .

    To travel to the next island we had the chance to go on "Mercedez Benz", at least that's the way locals called a "totora" boat carved with snakes. ...

    Lake Titikaka

    A travel blog entry by tabl on Dec 04, 2014

    8 photos

    ... the goods she had made. I felt bad buying a hand sown piece of another member of the island so bought to friendship bracelets from her. We then crossed the way to another islands on a reed boat.. I had a go at rowing but it was some what harder than expected! Back on the boat and to Taquile Island for lunch, all the locals were dressed in traditional clothes which were ...

    Lake Titicaca (Titikaka) and Isla Taquile

    A travel blog entry by janhewitt2014 on Dec 04, 2014

    6 photos

    ... they will last for over 30 years. After visiting the Island we then boarded the board and headed out in the middle of the lake to the large island of Taquile. there are 3000 people living on the Island, with farming being the main source if income. All the men have to prove their manliness by knitting a hat that can hold water, before they are able to be married. The Island is just before the border to Bolivia, ...

    Working Without A Work Visa (Day 46)

    A travel blog entry by bdfro on Nov 25, 2014

    8 photos

    ... ride. We returned to our hotel in Puño for a free afternoon which involved Bre napping (of course) and me trying to survive my GI pain. I was harassed by my wife to make sure I drank copious amounts of fluids although she was sweet to go out and buy me water, crackers and Gatorade. I ended up skipping dinner and trying to recover in bed. Bre joined the group for a delicious Peruvian dinner and Andean music and dancing show. She had lomo saltado, ...

    The floating islands

    A travel blog entry by salmorton01 on Oct 05, 2014

    8 photos

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    There appear to be views held by many people that the floating islands are now purely maintained as a tourist attraction, like a theme park. There are about 200 familiesstill apparently living there, although the countervailing view is that they all go there by ferry to start work each morning. Nevertheless, interesting to see.

    The reeds are collected in beds about 1m thick, and need to be replaced due to erosion every few months.