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Floating Islands of Lake Titicaca

Islands on Lake Titicaca (Titiqaqa)
Handmade Islands on Lake Titicaca (Titiqaqa)

Floating Islands of Lake Titicaca
Located on the high mountains of the Andes Lake Titicaca is the unique creations of human hands – it’s an amazing invention by the Uros tribe people – floating island. These islands made of reeds are still inhabited by Uros tribe. For many years they have firmly settled on the floating islands, built houses, boats, and even schools for children. Reed is considered to be sufficiently flexible material from which the boats are built, very light, well kept on the surface of the water. Every 3 months the inhabitants of Uros tribe make their repair, and in general, floating islands are able to serve people over 30 years. These islands on Lake Titicaca are about 40. In addition to building materials reeds is used in medicine as a source of iodine, it is also considered an effective analgesic agent.

Handmade Islands on Lake Titicaca (Titiqaqa) in the Andes, Peru and Bolivia
Handmade Islands on Lake Titiqaqa in the Andes, Peru and Bolivia

Floating Islands of Lake Titicaca

Handmade Islands on Lake Titicaca (Titiqaqa) in the Andes, Peru and Bolivia
Floating Islands
Handmade Islands on Lake Titicaca (Titiqaqa) in the Andes, Peru and Bolivia
Handmade Islands on Lake Titicaca (Titiqaqa) in the Andes, Peru and Bolivia
Handmade Islands on Lake Titicaca (Titiqaqa) in the Andes, Peru and Bolivia
Handmade Islands on the Titiqaqa
Handmade Islands on Lake Titicaca (Titiqaqa) in the Andes, Peru and Bolivia
Titiqaqa in the Andes, Peru and Bolivia
Handmade Islands on Lake Titicaca (Titiqaqa) in the Andes, Peru and Bolivia
Islands on the Lake
Handmade Islands on Lake Titicaca (Titiqaqa) in the Andes, Peru and Bolivia
Titiqaqa
Handmade Islands on Lake Titicaca (Titiqaqa) in the Andes, Peru and Bolivia
Located in the Andes, Peru and Bolivia handmade islands and the lake
Handmade Islands on Lake Titicaca (Titiqaqa) in the Andes, Peru and Bolivia
Islands on the Lake
Handmade Islands on Lake Titicaca (Titiqaqa) in the Andes, Peru and Bolivia
Lake in the Andes, Peru and Bolivia
Handmade Islands on Lake Titicaca (Titiqaqa) in the Andes, Peru and Bolivia
Islands on Lake Titicaca
Handmade Islands on Lake Titicaca (Titiqaqa) in the Andes, Peru and Bolivia
Handmade Islands
Handmade Islands on Lake Titicaca (Titiqaqa) in the Andes, Peru and Bolivia
Landscape of Lake Titiqaqa
Handmade Islands on Lake Titicaca (Titiqaqa) in the Andes, Peru and Bolivia
Handmade Islands
Handmade Islands on Lake Titicaca (Titiqaqa) in the Andes, Peru and Bolivia
Handmade Islands on Lake Titicaca (Titiqaqa) in the Andes, Peru and Bolivia
Handmade Islands on Lake Titicaca (Titiqaqa) in the Andes, Peru and Bolivia
Picturesque Titiqaqa
Handmade Islands on Lake Titicaca (Titiqaqa) in the Andes, Peru and Bolivia
Islands on the Lake
Floating Islands of Lake Titicaca
Located in the Andes, Peru and Bolivia artificial islands
Floating Islands of Lake Titicaca
The Titiqaqa in the Andes
Floating Islands of Lake Titicaca
Handmade Islands
Floating Islands of Lake Titicaca
Andes, Peru and Bolivia
Floating Islands of Lake Titicaca
Lake in the Andes, Peru and Bolivia
Floating Islands of Lake Titicaca
Islands in the Andes, Peru
Floating Islands of Lake Titicaca
Handmade Islands on Lake Titiqaqa in the Andes, Peru and Bolivia
Floating Islands of Lake Titicaca
Handmade Islands on Lake Titicaca (Titiqaqa) in the Andes, Peru and Bolivia
Floating Islands of Lake Titicaca
Handmade Islands in the Andes, Peru and Bolivia
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