Caral, al norte de Lima, Perú es una de las civilizaciones más antiguas de América

Caral, al norte de Lima, Perú es una de las civilizaciones más antiguas de América

Aerial View of the imposing Incan fortress of Sacsayhuaman lying north of Cusco - Peru

Aerial View of the imposing Incan fortress of Sacsayhuaman lying north of Cusco - Peru

Los Pinchudos, Peru - there are an elaborate Chachapoya tomb complex, perched into a high rock cleft in one of Peru's northern Andean cloud forests. Los Pinchudos is located in Río Abiseo National Park, a natural and cultural World Heritage Site, guarded and closed to all except scientific missions. Anthropomorphic carvings featuring large phalluses are responsible for giving the site its name.

Los Pinchudos, Peru - there are an elaborate Chachapoya tomb complex, perched into a high rock cleft in one of Peru's northern Andean cloud forests. Los Pinchudos is located in Río Abiseo National Park, a natural and cultural World Heritage Site, guarded and closed to all except scientific missions. Anthropomorphic carvings featuring large phalluses are responsible for giving the site its name.

New evidence discovered on a 9000 year old site in Saudi Arabia suggests that the history of horse-taming may go beyond that currently known.

New evidence discovered on a 9000 year old site in Saudi Arabia suggests that the history of horse-taming may go beyond that currently known.

Not far from the famous Inca city of Machu Picchu lies Sacsayhuaman, a strange embankment of stone walls located just outside of Cuzco. The series of three walls was assembled from massive 200-ton blocks of rock and limestone, and they are arranged in a zigzag pattern along the hillside. The longest is roughly 1000 feet in length and each stands some fifteen feet tall. The monument is in astonishingly good condition for its age, especially considering the region’s propensity for earthquakes.

Not far from the famous Inca city of Machu Picchu lies Sacsayhuaman, a strange embankment of stone walls located just outside of Cuzco. The series of three walls was assembled from massive 200-ton blocks of rock and limestone, and they are arranged in a zigzag pattern along the hillside. The longest is roughly 1000 feet in length and each stands some fifteen feet tall. The monument is in astonishingly good condition for its age, especially considering the region’s propensity for earthquakes.

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