Travel to Puno
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To get to Puno from
The buses are all very neat and tidy and on the long haul journeys, most play movies (in English with Spanish subtitles). The one difference here was that they played bingo on the bus. Woohoo. You could almost hear those bingo wings flapping. Not my cup of tea, so luckily I had the excuse of typing some updates. People got up to do all sorts of stupid things like sing a song and make animal noises in order to get some additional numbers. Fun….
First day of the World Cup, with
Today was also Kat’s aunt’s birthday, so as soon as we arrived in Puno we made a dash for telephone call centre. (In Spanish this is called llamada, which is pronounced “ya-mada”, as in “how’s ya mada”). Being about 3pm when we arrived, it was about 9pm in
At Casa de Tintin in
We went for a wander around town. There is not much in the guidebooks about Puno as most people use it as a starting and ending point for visiting the islands in
While wandering from the plaza to the cathedral down a pedestrian arcade, we stopped for a bite at a place called Giorgio’s. What a nice surprise. I had a pizza (pepperoni, chilli and extra avo) and Kat had a sandwich (chicken mayo and roasted vegetables). Both were awesome. Done to perfection, beautifully presented and delicious.
From there a bit more wandering around and booking our trip into the lake.
Puno is on the edge of