History: The Inca civilization considered Lake Titicaca a sacred place, as Incan mythology says that Manco Capac, the first Incan king, was born here. According to Incan mythology, this is the place where the world was created, when the god Viracocha came out of the lake and created the sun, moon, stars and people. You …Continue reading "Lake Titicaca Facts"
Lake Titicaca is the world’s highest navigable lake, and the legendary birthplace of the Inca civilization. Lake Titicaca’s cultural, historical, and geographical significance makes it one of South America’s prime tourist destinations. In the mythology of the Incas, Manco Capac was the founder of the Inca nation and a cultural hero who set the Incas …Continue reading "Interesting Things to Know About Lake Titicaca"
A floating islands are a mass of floating aquatic plants, mud, and peat ranging in thickness from a few inches to several feet. Floating islands are a common natural phenomenon that are found in many parts of the world. They exist less commonly as a man-made phenomenon. These islands are generally found on marshlands, lakes, …Continue reading "Floating Islands on Lake Titicaca"