All the President's (Torta) Benz: Cruising the Floating Islands like a Boss


Advertisement
Peru's flag
South America » Peru » Puno » Lake Titicaca
August 9th 2012
Published: August 9th 2012
Edit Blog Post

This is a story I wrote for NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TRAVELER's Blog "Intelligent Travel" on June 15, 2011. (Check it out here: http://bit.ly/RsHo7s).

However, I wanted to get these photos up!


Additional photos below
Photos: 18, Displayed: 18


Advertisement

FishingFishing
Fishing

A typical food source is the fish. These holes are cut into the island for fishing.
TextilesTextiles
Textiles

Uros embraces the financial benefits tourism. The women make textiles and sell them for tour groups.
BeginnerBeginner
Beginner

Step 2: Add more dirt and reeds.
BeginnerBeginner
Beginner

Step 3: Put a house on it!
BeginnerBeginner
Beginner

...maybe two!
Beginner's Guide to building an island...Beginner's Guide to building an island...
Beginner's Guide to building an island...

Step 4: Live there, procreate.


9th August 2012

I read your Traveler article...
good job!
14th August 2012

Thanks! I appreciate it!

Tot: 0.783s; Tpl: 0.049s; cc: 18; qc: 75; dbt: 0.0361s; 1; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 1; ; mem: 1.4mb