Posada Don Giorgio

Address: Tarapaca 238, Puno, Peru | Hostel
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This hostel, located on Tarapaca 238, Puno, is near Waynapicchu, Inca Trail, Cusco & Machu Picchu Railway, and Urubamba Weavers' Route.
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    Travel Blogs from Puno

    Uros Floating Island and Taquile Island

    A travel blog entry by mjgoodie on Apr 29, 2015

    17 photos

    ... to the eye place but it has been an amazing experience so far. Luis had arranged for a tour boat to pick us up at his island and take us to an island called Taquile. About an hour and a half by boat, it is an island that is about 1km wide and 5km long. The houses and little farms are built on the hills. They grow beans and lots of quinoa amongst other things. About 2000 people live on this island and there are no cars or motorcycles etc, just paths of dirt or stone and lots ...

    Puno y las islas, Lago Titicaca - Days 46 - 48

    A travel blog entry by kate.alexandra on Apr 20, 2015

    43 photos

    ... islands, but in fact there are many many small Uros islands but with only around 20 people living on each one. We got off the boat and made our first steps on the slightly bouncy reeds. The islands are made from blocks of muddy roots, which float to the surface in rainy season. These blocks are tethered together before reeds are piled on top in cross hatch layers - the whole process of making a new islands takes about 9 months. Each month everyone living on the island helps to ...

    Freezing in Puno and on Lake Titicaca

    A travel blog entry by richardvanleeuw on Apr 10, 2015

    21 photos

    ... of the B&B, there was a ceramic pizza oven that looked as though it was no longer used. Pity, but I guess that ovens were brought inside to conserve heat. It would be fun to try one out. Edgar advised that they still used it to bake bread but not often anymore. Edgar also gave us a map with the best route to find the bus depot for our tickets to the next town and how to find tickets for a tour of Lake Titicaca (Titiqaqa in Quechua). ...

    Silent retreat- beautiful island-antsy Lisa

    A travel blog entry by eatrunplaysun on Feb 01, 2015

    11 photos

    ... altitude poses a problem for us 2) the walk to the guesthouse has a slight climb or two in it, and 3) it is a way for the family to make extra money. We all gave our bags reluctantly because when in Rome...

    My time there was spent eating basic, good vegeterian food while trying to get used to everything being served with rice and a potatoe. Those of us from the states couldn't understand this combination. My stomach actually hurt one night when we had pasta with ...

    Peru-Titi, Bolivia-Caca

    A travel blog entry by bdsaly on Jan 17, 2015

    2 comments, 42 photos

    ... the lake water. Touristy it might be, but the fascinating visit is the equivalent of visiting a "living museum"

    Further out in the main part of the lake is the island of Taquile, home to around 2500 Quechua-speaking people. UNESCO has declared this island a site of outstanding cultural value, home as it is to people who are considered the finest weavers and knitters in all of Peru. It is particularly unusual in that while the women are the weavers, it's the men who ...