Hotel Taypicala Lago

Panamericana Sur KM 18 Chucuito, Puno, Peru | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Puno

Three countries, two people, a duck & a guinea

A travel blog entry by aliandhannah

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... into a cool hostel then out for a locals merienda dinner with soup and a main (chicken and rice) costing less than a pound. Even if my soup did have chicken feet in that's a bargain. We woke up the next day to a lovely breakfast courtesy of hotel marlon (and even made ourselves some sneaky avocado sandwiches to keep us going in the day), and set out on our day trip to see some of the Islands of Lake Titicaca. First up was Uros, one of the floating Islands which is entirely ...

Blah, Blah, Blah from Titicacaca

A travel blog entry by rose_giro

36

... sea level, it straddles Peru and Bolivia, and is the largest lake in South America.

It is a sacred place to the Inca, as they believe their civilization sprang from the depths of Titicaca, and their Golden Disc of knowledge and power rests somewhere in a watery grave there, hidden from the world since the Spanish conquered Cuzco.


You may remember from an ...

Puno and floating islands of Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by joeandmez

2
23

... reeds on top of floating thick blocks of roots. About 3-4 metres thick.

It was an odd sensation as walking on the islands was like walking on straw but when a boat went past its wake would rock the island.





Again while very touristy for us these people live totally traditional lifestyles.
We heard how ...

Puno

A travel blog entry by david_irina

6

... 1081;. Насел 77;ние этого остро 74;а сущес 90;вовал& #1086; еще в до-Инк 086;вскую эпоху, и практ ...

Sam

A travel blog entry by ccchrissie

19

... catfish and the fluffy tasteless hearts of the totora reeds. They used
to drink lake water so, given massive pollution close to Puno, can understand
why few live this life any more.

As we got further away from civilisation there were no
reeds, much less algae and the water was really clear but it was brutally cold
and windy on the lake, even in bright sunshine and supposedly, in bad weather,
there can be waves of 2-3m.

Went past the ...

Location

This hotel, located on Panamericana Sur KM 18 Chucuito, Puno, is near Waynapicchu, Inca Trail, Cusco & Machu Picchu Railway, and Urubamba Weavers' Route.
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