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The Uros Islands  
   

The Uros Islands

A colourful reception committee awaits our arrival on the floating islands on Lake Titicaca.
Lake Titicaca & Bolivia

October 26th 2009
Whilst on Lake Titicaca we visited the Uros Islands, which are floating reed islands anchored to the bottom of the lake, on which communities live, go to school, trade etc. Although the compacted reeds are 2 metres thick its still a strange floating sensation when you are on them. After some shopping opportunities our group made their way to another island - Amantani. Here we stayed the night ... read more
South America » Bolivia » La Paz Department » La Paz

Bolivian Flag Bolivia, named after independence fighter Simon BOLIVAR, broke away from Spanish rule in 1825; much of its subsequent history has consisted of a series of nearly 200 coups and counter-coups. Comparatively democratic civilian rule was established in 1... ... read more
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