Tagged: Islands

Photo Friday 01.11: Floating Uros islands

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Andean Explorations 15 – Tequile island

This post is part of my Peru travel series: Travel stories | Photo gallery The Inca moral community code says, “ama sua, ama llulla, ama qhilla” (Quechua: do not steal, do not lie, do not be lazy.) Taquileños (तकीलेन्योस), inhabitants of the Tequilé (तकीले) islands, run their society based on community collectivism founded on this […]

Andean Explorations 14 – Amantani island

This post is part of my Peru travel series: Travel stories | Photo gallery A welcome break from sleeping in hostels or buses, this night I spent in an authentic Quechuan village in a real home with indigenous people. The tourist company arranged to take us to Amantaní (अमंतानी) and Tequile (तकीले) (not Tequila!) islands […]

Andean Explorations – 13: Floating islands of Uros

This post is part of my Peru travel series: Travel stories | Photo gallery The Uros is the name of a tribe of pre-Incan people who live on 42 self-fashioned floating man-made islets located in Lake Titicaca off Puno, Peru. The Uros use the Totora plant to make boats of bundled dried reeds as well […]