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

From Cuzco to Puno

A travel blog entry by dieter44


... wall is known as the Temple of Viracocha.

  • We continued on to the town of Sucuani where we stopped for lunch.
  • Just north of Puno we reached the pre-Inca ruins of Pucara. A ceremonial center, which was built by the Pucara, one of Titicaca's earliest cultures (300 BC to 300 A.D.). Though a bit difficult to visualize, the ruins offer a glimpse into the shadowy origins of Lake Titicaca's civilized life and show clear links to the ...

Puno, Peruvian Gateway to Titikaka

A travel blog entry by simoncole


... in 10 communities.

The island has 2 hills, called Pachamama (Mother Earth) and Pachatata (Father Earth). Once a year half the islanders go up Pachamama and half go up Pachatata where they observe some weird ritual. Then they race to the central square and an almighty **** up follows.


New year resolution

A travel blog entry by travel2013-2014

... back, engineer job was not that awful. Maybe once I go back this time, I would cherish the opportunity more than before. This year I am going to get married and start my own family with Freddie. We plan to have him move to California for 9 months. So new year resolution is 1: find a job with flexibility of working remotely, hopefully ...

Making it to Peru!

A travel blog entry by humpooper


... was very interesting and had it's very own native community with its own culture. The first thing that was very different was the dress. The men have to attract a female by knitting their hats which look more like night caps. The more skill in the knit the more likely they would find a wife. If the man was single his hat would be two tone with the bottom reddish with some patterns and then the top half cream. Once married that would have a night cap with ...

Isolated worlds near Puno on Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by kksatrip


... There were waxy skinned ones, black skinned ones, white skinned ones, you name it. There were dry ones and moist ones. My favorite one was a small white one that was dry, hard and left a talcum like powder on my hands. The señora had cooked some up as snacks and they were delicious. We had it along with some beautiful cheese from cows milk. They also farmed herbs, and other crops in their back yard along with guinea pigs which are eaten out ...


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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