Taypikala Hotel Lago
Travel Blogs from Puno
... third wouldn't let us pay up front for a meal. It seemed that 'Gringo's' weren't welcome here until, hungry, we came across a quiet local bakery and had a Saltañas each (much like a Cornish pasty) and John had a mango scone in addition. It was plentiful and tasty and the two ladies working there seem delighted to have us. Sadly this meant we ended up each night in a tourist restaurant. The point of going to Puno was to see Lake Titicaca and the floating reed islands. We were ...
... at there local dock and all 20 ish of us were assigned an adopting fily for the day and till the next morning. What an amazing experience. By our standards these people were poor but I think they have it right over our insane consumerism. Our treadmill of debt and working like dogs to pay for material **** has made our society lose our spiritual way and speed up our stress related illnesses. What we saw was beautiful. Everywhere we looked we say little homes surrounded ...
... back to the luxurious Jose Antonio. Mum has a sleep and we have long showers and enjoy our warm, beautiful room. The sunset views are gorgeous as the lights come on gradually in the town and along the waterfront.
We head downstairs to the hotel restaurant about 6:45pm wearing our new alpaca jumpers for our complimentary Pisco sour cocktails which are delicious. The service in the restaurant is exquisite, it is a long time since I've enjoyed such proper service. ...
... the football field to meet the rest of our tour
20 minutes up hill. Princess and I sat and recovered whilst the young ones played basketball and football with the locals. We felt tired just watching. Then our mama came and got us and fed us the most amazing meal. We were both a bit worried re the food and Princesses tummy but it was so yummy.
That evening we were going to a local Fiesta in the village and our mama ...
... pouch of sugar coated brazil nuts, lightly salted plantane chips and a ladies finger banana (which was tiny in comparision to other bananas, but yummy). We arrived at the village and were given 15 minutes break as the guides loaded our bags into the boat. After the bags were loaded we all boarded the boat and started the 2 and a half hour journey to the Eco lodge. During the boat trip we were given lunch, a meal that consisted of some vegetarian rice mixture wrapped up in a giant ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet