Conde De Lemos
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... move the islands to deeper water. The reeds underneath are floating and if a family wants to leave all they need to do is cut around their houses and float to another location !! The islands need to be anchored in 20 metres deep so that it doesn't detach in shallow water, they check the depth periodically with stones and ropes, if it is too shallow they up anchor and the families row the island to deeper water. What an amazing system - ...
... the main street and checked out the main square/plaza. Fairly early dinner, went to Mojsa in the square, which was fantastic, definitely recomend!
Next day we headed to the floating islands of Uros on Lake Titicaca. Theres over 100 islands and a population of 2000 people. These islands along with Puno is where the Inka empire was first born. The Islands are completely man made, about 2m thick and made from reeds and roots. ...
... of the other layers. Then we had to cut up our own veggies ready to make more quinoa soup (shock horror) for dinner. They virtually wanted the carrots cut to a consistency achieved with a cheese grater but done with a blunt knife. Good work Julie and Trudy on that one. We thought we were in for a cold night but the beds had around 50 thick blankets on them so no worries there. The next morning we bought some beanies made by our host families and got back on ...
... showed us the small hut that she lives in with three other family members, proudly noting the low energy lightbulb that hung from the ceiling, powered by a small solar panel, before offering the ornate weavings she had made depicting everyday island life. We could not resist and bought one of the works that she had spent a month intricately sewing with designs of fishing, weaving, collecting eggs and hunting game. The weaving also contains depictions of the condor, ...
While in Cusco we had talked to a few people in our hostel about Puno when they overheard us discussing our next destination on the trip, there was a common theme in all their answers "its a tourist trap". Now we have experienced our share of tourist traps on this trip and at this point I think its fair to say we are experts on what to do and what to avoid, but we had no idea what Puno had in store for us.
We arrived in Puno excited to see one of ...