08 Dec Staying at Khantati Floating Island in Titicaca, Peru
Khantati Island is an own island on the Uros floating Islands in Titicaca. Titicaca is a lake on the border of Peru and Bolivia. The lake is around 3800 meters above sea level and there are multiple different islands in Titicaca. The closest ones to Puno in Peru is the Uros Floating Islands.
The Uros floating islands are made out of Tototra or California bulrush in English. The floating islands were originally made as a defence mechanism were the islands can be moved at any time. The totora that it is made of is incredibly strong and they need to put more and more totora on the islands every year where the island itself will get higher and higher. #peru #khantati #titicaca #uros