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Last Post 01/07/2013 2:18 PM by  Boyd Badten
Man-made islands in Lake Titicaca
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Boyd Badten

01/07/2013 2:18 PM

    These people have made and lived on these floating islands for many hundreds of years. I was standing in a "lookout post" on the family island we visited when I took this picture.

    The main two problems with this strategy:

    1. Babies fall off the edge
    2. They drink the slightly salty water which makes them retain water--makes for wide bodies and gout in later life
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