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Uros and Taquile Islands by Fast Boat
"We will pick passengers up from downtown hotels between 6:45am and 7:10am according to your hotel. We will tell you an exact time.We will take you to the main port; there we will have our English/Spanish speaking guide that will allow us to know much more about Uros Islands and Taquile island on fast boat reducing the time traveling from one island to another.You will visit Uros island for around 1 hour and Taquile Island for 3 hours. We'll have lunch in this beautiful island.You'll be back at around 3.30pm to Puno again.""""Full day tours to Uros and Taquile on fast boat. Enjoy a beautiful day on Lake Titicaca visiting the two most impressive islands on there. Transfers entrances fees
From $92.00
 
Half-Day Boating Tour to Uros from Puno
"This motor boat tour takes your to the floating islands of Urosfrom the port of Puno. A Spanish or English speaking guide will show you this beautiful place and explain the life and history of the fascinating Uros inhabitants. There will be enough time to explore the island by yourselves visit the local families houses and to take photographs."""Join this 3.5-hour boating tour to Uros from Puno.title=Highlights&1=Family+friendly&2=Perfect+for+all+ages+and+skill+level&3=Ideal+choice+for+families
From $47.00
 
Cultural Tour to Uros Floating Island
"In our cultural tour to Uros we pick passengers up from hotels in downtown Puno at 1.50pm and bring them to the port of Hotel Libertadores where we take small sail boats that will take us to the unique and native part of the Uros floating islands. We visit a small island “Foroba” on we will have a totally unique experience go fishing cut the reeds we will collect eggs and have demonstrations on how to build traps for birds. The Uros islander will also teach us how to make our own crafts.We will then return in the evening and enjoy the sunset to finally return to our hotel at about 6pm."
From $45.00

More Local Customs in Isla Taquili

Women

In the meanwhile women do ALL THE HARD WORK. They take care of the children, the house, the crops, they carry the heavy stuff from the boats...They wear no hats, just that dark clothes on the head and...
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SirRichard
Jun 07, 2005

Men

Men have a really curious role here in Taquile. Their main task seems to be sitting at the main square all day, chatting and KNITTING! They are in charge of making the unusual clothes they wear, that...
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SirRichard
Jun 07, 2005

Community

There are just a few villages here and they are all organised in communities, so they share services and there is not really private property. All the restaurants here are run by the community and all...
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SirRichard
Jun 07, 2005

Red & White cap? So, you are single!

As said before, one custom here makes all the guys work and create handly pullovers and caps and so on..it is a pretty strange impact for me...If you wanna detect if a person is married or single, (a...
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schlumpf
Dec 21, 2004

Sheep

Women not only tie up their husbands, but also their sheep, with yarns. Ownership can be told from the colors of the yarn used, and/or the type of yarn balls.This is the only place that I saw some...
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FreeCloud
Oct 26, 2003

Local Men

The knit hat men wear having sort of two parts: the part on head, and a tail. A single man wears a red hat with a white tail. If you swing the tail from left to right (or right to left) that means you...
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FreeCloud
Oct 26, 2003
 
 
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"The best place in the north: ISLA TAQUILE"
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"TAQUILE,where men knit...neither cats nor dogs!."
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