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Travel Blogs from Peru
Next up we ventured into the depths of the Amazon rainforest. We flew from Cusco to Puerto Maldonado and then traveled up river by boat to Tambopata research centre (TRC) the most remote ecolodge in South America where we spent 5 days. TRC once only housed researchers, who were focused on Macaw research due to its proximity to the largest known Macaw clay
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Puno is situated on the northeastern shore of Lake Titicaca (3827m altitude). Studies have found that it has been inhabited since at least 10,000 B.C. Various cultural groups developed which were subdued by the Incas, who were dominant until the arrival of the Spanish Conquistadors in the 16th Century. The present day inhabitants of Puno are of Quechua and Aymara origin.
Our guide told us an interesting ...
Today we left the Hostal at 6.15 am for the 11 hour bus ride to Puno and Lake Titicaca. Puno is 380 km from Cusco but the journey was broken by stops along the way at churches, ruins, museums and lunch. The landscape was stunning, with snow-capped mountains, farming settlements and herds of alpacas. The farms and settlements are very remote and it is a hard life for the ...
...Until the water ran out all together... for 2 days... twice this week. IMy hair was so greasy that I considered bathing in the forbidden river... some of us actually did. I guess the pipes in palca are not very good so when it rains a lot ( which omg it has been) the water stops working.. Our Canadian supervisor, Eva, left Palca today because she has to go to Lacombe a week before us and meet the host families.. I have been ...
So much has happened since my last post and I really dont have time to type it all out.. my blog will probably be a lot better once im in Lacombe. Ummm let me see... Mid project was super amazing, we went to the jungle which was only an hour away but ther change in climate was incredible.. it was soo nice not being freezing cold at night and we even went swimming in the pool at 10 pm! ...
Other places to stay in Peru
Lima Residencial, Lima | 4 star hotelfrom $226
- Great Hotel
- Love the JW Marriott
- Home away from home in a complicated city
Cercado de Lima, Lima | 5 star hotelfrom $160
- This hotel is in a scary area
- So noisy
- Good Location
San Isidro, Lima | 5 star hotelfrom $163
Plazoleta Santo Domingo 259, Cusco | 4 star hotelfrom $212
- The best hotel in town
- Excellent Hotel
- Excellent location & accommodations. Would stay there again.
Lima Central, Lima | 3 star hotelfrom $48
- Liked the old fasion style
- Faded glory
- Still A Grand Hotel + Machu Picchu The Highlight
Lima Residencial, Lima | 4 star hotelfrom $134
- Un excellent h˘tel
- Ausgezeichnetes Hotel
- Me encantˇ el Melia
San Isidro, Lima | 4 star hotelfrom $172
San Juan De Lurigancho, Lima | 4 star hotelfrom $133
Lima Residencial, Lima | 3 star hotelfrom $147
- Great Hotel
- Servizio fantastico
- Great Service
Lima Residencial, Lima | 4 star hotelfrom $158
Isla Esteves s/n, Lago Titicaca, Puno | 3 star hotelfrom $111
Miraflores, Lima | 4 star hotelfrom $129
Callao, Lima | 3 star hotelfrom $217
Calle Palacio 136, Cusco | 5 star hotelfrom $340
- Loved This Hotel!
- Incredible hotel, what a place
- No hot water or air conditioning
Plaza Manco II 123 , Yucay | 3 star hotelfrom $117
Av. Pardo 1080, Cusco | 3 star hotelfrom $101
Lote 30-34 Urb. Santo Domingo, Paracas | 4 star hotelfrom $128
San Augustin 239, Cusco | 3 star hotelfrom $124
- Novotel is a great hotel
- Great location
- Very nice place to crash in Cusco
Av. El Sol 1010, Cusco | 4 star hotelfrom $94
Plaza Bolivar s/n, Selva Alegre, Arequipa | 2 star hotelfrom $103
Jr. Independencia 485, Trujillo | 3 star hotelfrom $98
Lima Este, Lima | 3 star hotelfrom $97
Calle La Gruta 304, Arequipa | 3 star hotelfrom $50
Lima Residencial, Lima | 5 star hotelfrom $292
- Toller Platz - ein Besuch lohnt sich
- Great Hotel, Great Service - Stay at the Park
- Great place to visit
Calle Jerusalen 603, Arequipa | 3 star hotelfrom $68
Lima Residencial, Lima | 3 star hotelfrom $73