Known as the ‘floating islands of Uros’, a 20 minute boat from Puno, these islands are made up of ‘tortora’ reeds and are livelihood of the people who live there, as they use them to build their homes, boats and their islands.
This archaeological site is between Puno and the Juliaca airport. Best known for its ‘chullpas’ or round burial towers, built of stone with some as high as 12 metres. Its location is stunning, sitting on a hill surrounded by Lake Umayo
The best known of the lakes islands, due to its uniqueness. Although located in an Aymara (people and language) region, the inhabitants speak Quechua. In addition they wear distinctive black and white outfits covered with a colourful woven sash.
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