Hotel Ferrocarril

Av. La Torre 185, Puno, Peru | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Puno

Lake Titicaca and go the Flying Dutchman!!!

A travel blog entry by kate.anthonisz


... and English conquests). We met the local people and you could see their way of life. Fishing and hunting birds, the eradication of local fish through the introduction of trout and what they do on a daily basis was all covered in our tour. We stopped by a checkpoint as they dictate which of the villages or islands you can visit on the day (us giving other islands a chance to do their daily routine, smart really). The tour guide taught us to respond ...

Waters of Titicaca

A travel blog entry by kelliacurtis


... land. I wondered if I might sink in and get swallowed up by the reeds. I didn’t, but instead roamed about taking in this unique place.

I checked out the homes of this community. A small blanket was simply laid over the reeds to make their bed. The word simplicity came to mind. That word surrounded each encounter I had in the waters of Lake Titicaca. A few locals tried to sell me some lovely items, but they wouldn’t budge ...

It's a Long Way from Cuzco to Puno . . .

A travel blog entry by rose_giro


... it is perhaps the major economic engine of the region. The family recipes, and the secret techniques of their wood burning ovens and temperature controls seem to be as closely guarded as the Kentucky colonel's extra crispy chicken recipe or Coca Cola's formula.

The next stop on our day long journey deposited us in Racchi, whose most prominent Inca structure is the Temple of Wiracocha. ...


A travel blog entry by ccchrissie


... big fat shiny satellite dish on the roof.

Back on the boat at 8am for the short ride to Taquile, a much prettier island with steep terracing, more trees, flowers and a pretty little church with adjacent tower that doubled as a jail. The island is famous for it’s quality weaving sold in it’s co-operative or not, as greatly over-priced and therefore greatly overstocked.

Had a very early soup ...

Lake Titicaca, Uros and Taqile Islands

A travel blog entry by howardgladstone


... Titicaca for another hour and a half to reach a beautiful island, Taqile. It is about 5km long and 1 mile wide, and its steep slopes are terraced for agriculture. Sheep wander, and there are a few cows fenced in by stonewalls. We climb up 200 stairs (slowly) from the dock, and are greeted warmly by the island residents, who evidently know the tourist dollar is very good for the economy. Woman and men both ...


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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