Hotel Casona Colon Inn

Calle Tacna 290, Puno, Peru | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $42.00
 

Travel Blogs from Puno

Lake Titicaca, Puno, Peru

A travel blog entry by kerriegee

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... they are steady enough to build homes on. There are a few different styles of home and building, all the buildings with yellow roofs are primary schools and for high school etc they go across to Puno. The ladies of the particular island we were on gave us a quick demonstration and explanation of how they build the islands before taking us back to their house to see where they live. Our lady asked if we wanted to try on the clothes and ...

Lago Titicaca

A travel blog entry by avangilder

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... not your typical island, but rather a small man made island that floats in the lake. The history of Uros and other floating islands like it dates back to the Spanish conquest. The natives living around Puno and the lake refused to be conquered, and instead resorted to living in boats on the lake. From there, they took dirt from the mainland and drug it out into the middle of the lake to build the islands. It was really the ultimate screw you to ...

Good-byes, a Lake, and Taxi Trouble

A travel blog entry by amdouet

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... and enjoying Cuzco! Travel Tip: Keep addresses (and if possible maps) handy for taxis. Be insistent that they take you where you ask! Fun Facts: The Islands of Uros have to be constantly maintained with new reeds every fifteen days as the old reeds begin to rot. Trivia: Since there isn't much time between Notes (as I'm trying to catch up), I'll give everyone time to think before I post the answer to the last one. ;) For today, in Andean belief, what is Lake Titicaca the birthplace ...

Blah, Blah, Blah from Titicacaca

A travel blog entry by rose_giro

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... this picture . . . isn't that just the perfect landing pad for unidentifieds?

More than once, respected Peruvian newspapers have reported UFO sightings in this area. Peru is no stranger to UFO reportings, particularly with the numerous power points within its borders.


Jorge Luis Delgado, author of "Andean Awakening" commented that he felt Sillustani "is alive ...

A lovely start to Peru

A travel blog entry by burke1961

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... surrounded by some really pretty colonial buildings. Many local women dressed in the traditional multilayered skirts with obligatory funny hat.

A big draw card for us was the chance to head out to the Uros Islands. These unique floating islands of the Uros people were such an amazing thing to experience. There are around 60 floating islands with around 2000 people living on them. The islands, their homes, their boats, all made from reeds cut and ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Calle Tacna 290, Puno, is near Waynapicchu, Inca Trail, Cusco & Machu Picchu Railway, and Urubamba Weavers' Route.
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