Uros and their totora (reed) boats
There is no CGI here.
These boats are real and they are ship-sized, made of a type of reed called
i took this photo at Isla Del Sol, one of the many islands on the highest navigable lake in the world – Lake Titicaca (3,812m)- near the borders of Peru and Bolivia.
The designs are based on smaller boats made by the UROS, a group of people who lived on 42 self-fashioned floating man-made islands — before the INCAS (AD 1200) came and conquered them.
According to >wikipedia< some 3,000 descendants of the UROS people are alive today.
Fascinating link to the UROS people’s culture >here<