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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

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Totora boats

These boats are made of totora –the plant used to build the Uros islands and its houses- and were the main mains of transport of Uros people in the past. These boats have different shapes and sizes....
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Amantani Traditional Costume

The women of Amantani dress in skirts with bright colours (usually pink or bright green) underneath. They wear an embroidered blouse and a beautifully embroidered black headscarf. Fiona and I had the...
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INCA LAWS

The Inca Empire used to be ruled by three laws. Nowadays Taquile island is one of the few places, if not the only, that still mantain them.This laws are:1-. Do not lie.2-. Do not rob.3-. Do not be...
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MUÑA HERB

Muña is an aromathic herb very extended in Titicaca Lake.Is good for breathing deeper and is also good to get used to the height, like coca leaves.There are two ways to use it:1-. The first one is...
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Bendiciendo el Bus - Copacabana - The blessing

En la iglesia de Copacabana coincidimos con la bendición de un autobús nuevo , brindamos con ellos para una larga vida del autobúsIn Copacabana church we attended to the blessing of a new bus and we...
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Todo a cuestas -Taquile - All on shoulders

En la isla no existen animales de carga , por eso tienen que subir todo tipo de mercancías y materiales a cuestas In the island there are not animals to take the loads , for this reason all kind of...
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Arando - Taquile - Plowing

La tierra la trabajan en plataformas que alternan los cultivos cada temporada y siguen usando los mismos procedimientos que sus antepasadosThe land is cultivated in platforms that alternate the...
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Totora

La totora es un junco que crece en el lago Titicaca y que lo utilizan como "la purga de Benito"para todas las cosas . Lo comen , hacen sus casas y barcos , lo usan para hacer fuego , artesanías ,...
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Cooking

When visiting the Uros you will see how they make their traditional cooking in front of the huts. When watching this I wondered how did they avoid big fires, as they make fire just on dried plants....
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Three interesting facts about Taquille

1. Taquille is known for its hats. These 'super toques' are worn by the men and there are three different types that denote: married men, single men and men of important status on Taquille. This...
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Solar energy

Being islands and so small, one of the few ways of getting energy here are solar panels, small panels that you can see in the background. They get out of them energy for TV, domestic machines and so. ...
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