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Traditional Clothing in the Lake Titicaca

Local people around the Lake Titicaca master the art of weaving as it is an ancient tradition which still plays an important role in the culture of these people. As you walk around either Taquile, the Uros floating islands or … Continue reading

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Uros: The Floating People

Piles of totora reeds are the foundations of their artificial floating islands on the Lake Titicaca. The islanders also use the reeds to build their houses and boats, and they even eat the springy reeds. The Uros people have made … Continue reading

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