Posts tagged "islands"
Amantani Homestay tour
Adventure Travel
Based in Miami. Exploring the world.

Amantani Island Homestay in Lake Titicaca : My Actual Experience

This is so far the only place I’ve been to where tourists are kept simple and exists in harmony with the natural way of life .
And I am not even talking about the staged to the perfection Uros tour. But tourism in general . Where selling your ingenuity and traditions means sharing and not selling out . Where you let the foreigner admire and be a part of your culture for an hour or a day just letting them in , without being a clown who dresses up and gets back to western clothing and Walmart plastic furniture right after the tourist cameras are off .

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Visit Uros Islands
Based in Miami. Exploring the world.

Titicaca: The Great Show of Uros Floating Islands and Why I Hated it

Back in the day the Mobility was the name of the game. When political situation got tense , particularly with the arrival of the Incas , they could just move the entire island from the dangerous area . Just push it off the shore and float to safety within the 3,200-square-mile lake .Anchors made of rocks and rope would hold them in place , but not exactly . At least not all the time …

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Things to do In Utila
Central America
Based in Miami. Exploring the world.

Fun Things to Do in Utila Besides Diving

The vibe of Utila is rough, rugged, partying, and relaxing, but also mixed with incredible natural beauty and cultural flavor. Have picnic at uninhabited island . Take a relaxing kayak ride into the Mangrove Channel.Tour the Dive Bars .Snorkel and explore the colorful coral reefs .

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