last uros died ,100 years ago,sapped by alcohol and poverty.
clever aymaras have understood the financial interest they can manage....settled in the empty islands and passed themselves off as uros ' descendants!
only remains a life style!
nowadays,only selling handicrafts!
moreover,men are in puno...you'll meet only women and children receiving tourists....
more pics in TRAVELOGUE!
Unique Suggestions: a lot of islands....visit only the first one: the tallest one with a interesting church ,hidden among reeds.
Fun Alternatives: if you have to choose between floating islands and taquile,don't hesitate:go to TAQUILE!
if you want to have a look on floating islands,on your way to taquile,try and ask the boat to stop on one island to take photos!