Hotel Ferrocarril

Address: Av. La Torre 185, Puno, Peru | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Av. La Torre 185, Puno, is near Waynapicchu, Inca Trail, Cusco & Machu Picchu Railway, and Catedral de Puno.
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Travel Blogs from Puno

The floating islands

A travel blog entry by salmorton01 on Oct 05, 2014

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Another early start when our guide, Ivan, picks us up at 6.15am. I still have a nagging headache from the altitude which will not go away. It is only a short ride to the harbour where we board our boat. Our tour group compromises another Aussie couple from the Central Coast and three Canadians who are originally from the Philippines. There are also two other guides on board, one with the Spanish couple who were on our Lima tour and another ...

More Whirlwind Peru: Lake Titicaca and Arequipa

A travel blog entry by mariposanegra on Sep 26, 2014

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... to-do that closes down major arteries, for EVERYTHING. They are really into celebrating their history and milestones in a way that Americans aren’t. I was just there on completely random weekdays, and I saw parades in Huaraz, Puno and Arequipa. This one in Puno was because it was the 30th anniversary at the local college. Seriously? That might not even merit a banner in the ...

The amazing reed islands of Uros

A travel blog entry by daveanddale on Sep 15, 2014

We were picked up from our hotel and driven the short distance to the Puno wharf. We had a whole day boat tour on Lake Titicaca and we travelled on a small cabin cruiser which travelled very slowly. Our first stop was close to Puno at the Uros reed islands. We have heard of these for so long but it was still very weird to stand on these floating islands and feel the reeds sink slightly as you walk. The islands are anchored ...

Puno ... Traditions of Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by elainehayes on Sep 10, 2014

2 comments, 28 photos

... live here, and those that do live in small houses without chimney, burning animal dung in the winter when nights can dip to -18C. They herd animals and also grow crops such as potatoes, of which there are some 3,500 varieties in Peru, with the best ones growing over 4000m, and quinoa.

We have realised how flexible quinoa is since we have been in Peru. There are a huge number of varieties from ...

Amerys Travels from Titikaka''s Taquile Island

A travel blog entry by amery on Aug 26, 2014

23 photos

... br>
Luckily we carry our own antibacterial wipes……

We then briefly admired handicrafts before making our way
over the island to the other side where our boat awaited.

The other side, unfortunately, was very steep indeed, and
the staircase of “steps” consisted of roughly hewn huge chunks of ...

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