Hostal San Carlos

Address: A. Ugarte 161, Puno, Peru | Hotel
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This hotel, located on A. Ugarte 161, Puno, is near Waynapicchu, Inca Trail, Cusco & Machu Picchu Railway, and Catedral de Puno.
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Travel Blogs from Puno

High Plains Drifters

A travel blog entry by mmmike on Jan 10, 2015

... altitude; on this trip Anne has suffered a bit more than I but neither to the point of severe headaches or collapse - or anywhere near it.

As the altitude rose and we entered the altiplano the temperature dropped, the humidity rose and we were soon in a steady snow shower. The land on either side of the road in the altiplano is used for cultivation of some crops but mainly for grazing of llamas and alpacas - both of which are domesticated. Another member of the ...

The Floating Islands

A travel blog entry by gavin_davies on Dec 21, 2014

... lockers. Although fishing is supposed to be their thing it is obvious tourism is their main source of income. Apparently which islands boats go to alternate to spread the love among the community. We had a twenty minute ride in an oar powered reed boat, which the islanders made a killing off, but it was hard to object as there wasn't really anything else to do.

After this we headed to Isla Taquile. I wasn't too bothered about going here, as it is a fair ...

Floating Islands

A travel blog entry by jessieanddavid on Dec 13, 2014

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Today we said goodbye to Bolivia as we crossed the border into Peru. We were picked up at 11am by Bolivia Hop and after spending our last Bolivianos on some nuts and fruit for the bus journey we met the people we'd be travelling with to Cusco. After crossing the border which looks more like a small house than a border crossing we got on the bus and made our way to Puno. You can get off Bolivia Hop at Puno if ...

Puno - Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by graceandmarcus on Dec 13, 2014

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... about 25mins to reach the islands and the island we went to housed 7 families a total of 25 adults and children. We were guven a deminstration of how they form the islands, what they eat, day to day life and history of the islands. We were then taken by a member of the island who showed us in their house (all made from reeds also) then shown handicrafts made by the ladies if we wanted to purchase anything (got a handmade embroided ...

Home stay

A travel blog entry by tabl on Dec 05, 2014

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Bed time at 8pm and we both slept right through till breakfast at 8am. Up and refreshed from such a good sleep, we joined mama and papa for breakfast of eggs, local bread and jam. It was the time to graft... We headed out with papa to his field of maize where we weeded the rows, Kate did get told off for picking the wrong thing at ...

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