Another Catamaran

Another Catamaran.jpg

Bird on the Horizon

Bird on the Horizon.jpg

Catamaran under way

Catamaran under way.jpg

City in the Reeds

City in the Reeds.jpg

Floating Islands over the reeds with Puno in the background

Floating Islands over the reeds with Puno in the background.jpg

Grinding the corn

Grinding the corn.jpg

Inca Kid

Inca Kid.jpg

Inside on of the houses - note the TV and 12 volt battery

Inside on of the houses - note the TV and 12 volt battery.jpg

Isla Kamisharaki

Isla Kamisharaki.jpg

It is kind of mushy to walk on the island - a little like walking on a water bed

It is kind of mushy to walk on the island - a little like walking on a water bed.jpg

Lookout Tower

Lookout Tower.jpg

Man in the Lookout tower

Man in the Lookout tower.jpg

Map - The Floating Islands are in a large bay on the west side of Lake Titiqaqa

Map - The Floating Islands are in a large bay on the west side of Lake Titiqaqa.jpg

Nice Entrance Way

Nice Entrance Way.jpg

Other Floating Reed Islands

Other Floating Reed Islands.jpg

Passage through the reeds

Passage through the reeds.jpg

Rae and Sharon in the arch

Rae and Sharon in the arch.jpg

Rae and the reed Teepees

Rae and the reed Teepees.jpg

Rae riding the reed boat

Rae riding the reed boat.jpg

Reed Catamaran

Reed Catamaran.jpg

Reed Lake in the morning sun

Reed Lake in the morning sun.jpg

Reed boat detail

Reed boat detail.jpg

Sailing through the reeds with Puno in the background

Sailing through the reeds with Puno in the background.jpg

Sharon at the bow of the reed boad

Sharon at the bow of the reed boad.jpg

Sharon in the Arch

Sharon in the Arch.jpg

Sharon on the floating Island

Sharon on the floating Island.jpg

Telephone in the reeds

Telephone in the reeds.jpg

The floating islands are anchored with sticks - sometimes the islands are moved

The floating islands are anchored with sticks - sometimes the islands are moved.jpg

The floating islands are in shallow water - less than 10 feet.

The floating islands are in shallow water - less than 10 feet..jpg

These two came on the boat with us - they were so cute and sold us some pictures they colored

These two came on the boat with us - they were so cute and sold us some pictures they colored.jpg

They use piles of reeds and sometimes old reed boats as the construction materials - they keep adding more reeds

They use piles of reeds and sometimes old reed boats as the construction materials - they keep adding more reeds.jpg

This is out tour boat

This is out tour boat.jpg

View of the village

View of the village.jpg

Village in the Reeds

Village in the Reeds.jpg

We sailed on one of these reed boats over to another floating reed Island

We sailed on one of these reed boats over to another floating reed Island.jpg

Welcome Party for the floating Island

Welcome Party for the floating Island.jpg

Welcome to the Native Reserve Villages of Lake Titiqaqa

Welcome to the Native Reserve Villages of Lake Titiqaqa.jpg