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The floating village
By Reuters -
 

An Andean man and a woman, depicting Inca's legendary characters Manco Capac and Mama Ocllo, pose for a portrait in a Uros island at Lake Titicaca before a re-enactment in Puno November 5, 2014. The Uros islands are a group of 70 man-made totora reed islands floating on the lake, which according to Peru's tourism board iPeru is the world's highest navigable lake at over 4,000 meters above sea level. Photo: Reuters/Enrique Castro-Mendivil

Andean actors sail in a totora raft during a re-enactment of the legend of Manco Capac and Mama Ocllo in a Uros island at Lake Titicaca in Puno November 5, 2014. According to an Inca legend, Manco Capac and Mama Occllo emerged from the waters of the lake carrying a golden staff instructed by the sun god Inti to create a temple in the spot where the staff sank into the earth. Photo: Reuters/Enrique Castro-Mendivil

Andean actors perform during a re-enactment of the legend of Manco Capac and Mama Ocllo in a Uros island at Lake Titicaca in Puno November 5, 2014. Photo: Reuters/Enrique Castro-Mendivil

An Andean actor holds a golden staff during a re-enactment of the legend of Manco Capac and Mama Ocllo in a Uros island at Lake Titicaca in Puno November 5, 2014. Photo: Reuters/Enrique Castro-Mendivil

Andeans prepare a totora raft at the shores of a Uros island at Lake Titicaca before a re-enactment of the legend of Manco Capac and Mama Ocllo in Puno November 5, 2014. Photo: Reuters/Enrique Castro-Mendivil

An Andean man and a child stand at the top of a tower in a Uros island at Lake Titicaca in Puno November 5, 2014. Photo: Reuters/Enrique Castro-Mendivil  

An Andean woman decorates a totora raft at the shores of a Uros island at Lake Titicaca before a re-enactment of the legend of Manco Capac and Mama Ocllo in Puno November 5, 2014. Photo: Reuters/Enrique Castro-Mendivil  

Andeans prepare their boats at the shores of a Uros island at Lake Titicaca in Puno November 5, 2014. Photo: Reuters/Enrique Castro-Mendivil

An Andean man prepares a totora raft at the shores of a Uros island at Lake Titicaca before a re-enactment of the legend of Manco Capac and Mama Ocllo in Puno November 5, 2014. Photo: Reuters/Enrique Castro-Mendivil

An Andean girl walks in front of her home, a straw hut, at a Uros island at Lake Titicaca in Puno November 5, 2014. Photo: Reuters/Enrique Castro-Mendivil

An Andean man rows a boat next to the shores of Uros islands at Lake Titicaca in Puno November 5, 2014. Photo: Reuters/Enrique Castro-Mendivil  

Andean people prepare a totora raft at the shores of a Uros island at Lake Titicaca before a re-enactment of the legend of Manco Capac and Mama Ocllo in Puno November 5, 2014. Photo: Reuters/Enrique Castro-Mendivil

An Andean man eats outside his straw house in a Uros island at Lake Titicaca in Puno November 5, 2014. Photo: Reuters/Enrique Castro-Mendivil