Tag: puno

Floating Islands of Uros

Twenty minutes by boat from Puno is the community of floating islands of Uros. Fun fact: there are loads of buses that leave each day from Puno to La Paz. We lazily strolled into the terminal after breakfast and looked for a bus. Turns out, all the buses either leave at 7:30 in the morning…

Too long in Puno

What are you doing in Puno? Just passing through… Puno is a city on Peru’s side of the vast Lake Titicaca, the world’s highest navigable lake at 3800m. Despite the prime location, for most visitors Puno is simply a bus stop for moving between Peru and Bolivia. Because of this, Puno has a pedestrian plaza…

The Capachica Peninsula

Capachica is a quiet, scenic peninsula to the Northeast of Puno with next to no international tourism… except us. The mini bus from Puno was easy to find, we hopped in a taxi and asked him to drop us at the bus ‘station’ for Capachica. We were taken to a random intersection near the water,…