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Uros, las islas flotantes / Uros, the floating islands

29 Nov 2009, 11:17 UTC
Uros, las islas flotantes / Uros, the floating islands
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Por Miriam / by Miriam
Representan una de las partes más turística del Titicaca, docenas de barcos van y regresan trayendo visitantes que descubren sus islas, sus costumbres que se toman fotos junto a los pequeños vestidos con trajes típicos enmarcados por las aguas azules. Son una comunidad originalmente de pescadores y cazadores de aves pero que estrictamente se alimenta del turismo. Los tiempos cambian, la vida corre, el hambre obliga: lo que antes era la rutina de los que quehaceres diarios ahora es la rutina sobre eso mismo pero con la intención de alcanzar la curiosidad del espectador que llega y compra los productos artesanales.
Represent one of the most tourist regions of Lake Titicaca and dozens of ships are bringing visitors everyday who discover their islands, their habits and enjoy taking pictures with little children in their regional costumes framed by the blue waters. Originally, they are a fishermen and bird hunter community but nowadays their main activity is tourism. Times change, life goes on, hunger requires: what once was daily routine now is accompanied with the intention of delighting the visitor who buy their traditional crafts.





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