M25***40The Lake Titicaca on the Copacabana side is quieter than the Puno side and not so commercial. But we had two nights in Copacabana with bad weather so no boat trip to the lake was still beautiful to enjoy on the shore, just a bit windy.
coo***anOur boat picked us up at our hotel pier and drove through the reed bushes to Urosflo. We landed for about an hour and heard stories about how the island was built and maintained, we visited some houses and talked to some locals. There were also opportunities for some textiles, of course. We sailed to another island on a traditional reed boat which cost a few dollars but was well worth it. It was the beginning of a great day on the lake.
Lake Titicaca, straddling the border between Peru and Bolivia in the Andes Mountains, is one of South America's largest lakes and the world’s highest navigable body of water. Said to be the birthplace of the Incas, it’s home to numerous ruins. Its waters are famously still and brightly reflective. Around it is Titicaca National Reserve, sheltering rare aquatic wildlife such as giant frogs.
Other cultures lived on Lake Titicaca prior to the arrival of the Incas. In 2000, a team of international archaeologists and divers found the ruins of an underwater temple, thought to be between 1,000 and 1,500 years old, most likely built by the Tiwanaku people. The ruins have been measured to be 200 by 50 m (660 by 160 ft). The temple was accompanied by a village, some roads, terraces for farming and a retaining wall that ran for 800 meters.
On the Kayao Plateau at the junction of Bolivia and Peru, there is the world's largest plateau freshwater lake. Such a floating island completely woven from reeds faces the sun and the lake. There is no sound except the natural sound. Pull the children to go boating together, play with nature, play with the children, completely empty, high? nonexistent. Its name is a bit strange: Lake Titicaca
Once upon a time there was a floating island with a reed that was small to the island that was not shown on the map... The blue plateau of the lake, the crispy reed, the footsteps of the boat, the straw chair, and the three-year-old hand. The bear child who has succeeded in the mouth... The so-called years are so good.
Miya & Onion
Looking for a piece of reed, stacking up a floating island, covering a few cottages, raising a few fish, ducks, rowing their own boats, spending 10 minutes to go to the opposite side of the island to buy two bags of noodles and the way to the neighbors said that the leisure here is not extravagant Time is not busy, people are not anxious. The smile here is overflowing from life...