Uros is Located in the surroundings of the National Reservation Of The Lake Titicaca and 6.2 miles (10 km) from the port of Puno.
They owe their name to an old community, Formed by big floating islands made from totora reeds, where the residents continue maintaining the customs and their ancestor’s idiosyncrasy.
Their main activities are the fishing, hunting and now the tourism, they posses a great ability to knit the reeds.
Taquile is a firm earth island offers a scenic and cultural extravaganza. It is an essentially communal island where “tourism vivencial” is practiced that is so say the tourists actively participate in the daily day of the residents,they share houses, foods, custom and traditions.
Taquile is famous also for the coloring and originality of this fabrics and garments world famous as well as for its music.
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