There is a "continent" on the earth, all made of grass, floating on water for nearly a thousand years, with hundreds of inhabitants

time:2023-02-09 06:50:21 source:kilakilavilla.com author:Coastline
There is a "continent" on the earth, all made of grass, floating on water for nearly a thousand years, with hundreds of inhabitants

The earth is divided into three parts land and seven parts ocean, and the land is divided into seven continents. However, there is another magical "continent" on the earth, which is all woven from grass and has been floating on the water for nearly a thousand years. Since the birth of this "Grass Continent", there have been human beings living on it, and there are still hundreds of residents until now. This "continent" is an artificial floating island woven from reeds. It is located on the surface of Lake Titicaca in Peru and has been floating in the wind for nearly a thousand years. It is reported that in ancient times, in order to avoid the invasion of the Incas, the local Urus people went to Lake Titicaca by boat, and then built a floating island with reeds. The way to make this floating island is very simple. The locals bundle all the stalks of tall reeds into bundles, and then combine the bundles of reed stalks to make a large "island". Usually, the "island" is 1.5 meters thick and can be floated, and the Urus people live on it. The Urus people developed the entire floating island to the extreme with their own wisdom. People build houses, cook on fire, and even keep many birds. In short, it is possible to live a life of self-sufficiency, leisure, and isolation on this island. In fact, this huge artificial floating island is composed of many small floating islands. Smaller islands can accommodate maybe two or three families, while larger islands can accommodate more than 10 families. There are also some very large floating islands with churches, schools and shops built on them. In the past, in order to avoid persecution, the locals let the reed floating island float with the wind, but now in peaceful times, they fixed the floating island to the lake bed with anchors. Moreover, it is also convenient for local residents to repair the reeds after they have rotted. It is reported that many people once lived on the reed floating island, and later, with the progress of the times, people began to leave the island. At the time of the 1997 census, there were more than 2,000 people on this "land", but today, the island has only a few hundred people. Living on an island made of reeds brings a lot of convenience. For example, during the Great Famine, the locals would eat reeds to get through hard times. Now, this reed floating island is also open to the outside world, and more and more tourists choose to come here to watch, spend a wonderful day, and even sleep here at night. Are you interested in having a game?

(Responsible editor:Domestic tour)

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