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It was a two-day, one-night trip to the floating islands of Uros and the islands of Amantani and Taquile on Lake Titicaca in Peru. First, we visited Uros, the floating islands. It's a strange little area of home-made islands built on compounds of mud and sticks and with every step you'd feel like you were sinking. It's become quite a tourist destination and the small island has women selling homemade wares and sending you off by singing, "row row row your boat." And then it was off to Amantani, an island three-hours away. There, I had a homestay with a local woman,...