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A Travel Blog by compassexp
... Lines, this ride will astound you. Off the bikes for a day we shall walk on water as we visit the floating islands of Uros on Lake Titkaka, the worlds highest navigatable lake. Riding into the Andes crossing the 4319 metre pass of La Raya on our way to ...
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A Travel Blog entry by k._and_j. from Lake Titicaca & The Floating Islands of Uros, Puno, Peru
... ; We gave our luggage in storage (again), went to the pier and boarded our boat bringing us to the floating islands of the Uros. Honestly, it is absolutely shocking to see the sheer numbers of tourist boats. And we were even more shocked to see, that at ...
A Travel Blog entry by erriuc from Uros, Peru
The Uros have been living on floating islands in the Puno's bay, on Lake Titikaka, for hundreds of years. The Uros communities live on many floating islands on which 5 to 6 families live and share house building, food preparation, children ...
A Travel Blog entry by marc-patty from Pisaq and Uros Islands (Lake Titicaca), Peru
... countries in the world and also one of the poorest in South America, Bolivia. Our Highlights of Peru People. Empire. Rambling. Uros. The people of Peru have been great. In a country with so many tourists, you'd expect the people to be a bit ...
A Travel Blog entry by imcgrath from Uros Islands, Peru
... did it all in less than 5 minutes. We got on the boat, gave Jeni a hug and were off to the reed islands (Uros Islands). Cruising very slowly aboard a boat leaking diesel fumes, Tara fell asleep in the cabin. Likely she just passed out from the ...
A Travel Blog entry by johnorton from Uros, Peru
Today we took a boat out to Uros Island, famous for being a floating island, built entirely out of reeds, which grow abundantly throughout Lake Titicaca. It was very interesting to see how these people lived, and still do today, with some islands being ...