Thursday, March 7, 2013 9:17am PST (12 months ago)
As the months get warmer you might be thinking about your next island getaway. But why go to an island when you can make your own? The Uros of Peru thought so. These indigenous people have been making and living on their own islands for centuries in the most giggle-inducing body of water in the world: Lake Titicaca. However, for the Uros, the idea of an "island getaway" was much more literal. They began their lake residency to escape murder-happy neighboring tribes. Anchored to the lakebed..