Peru 2005

 

Days 4-8: The Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu
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This, to me, might be the most mindboggling Incan work I saw during the whole trip. These gigantic slabs were somehow quarried and carried from a neighboring mountain, and then up the hill on which the fortress stood. And then, the Incans carved these stones in such a way that they fit perfectly next to each other. Midori, who has been to Egypt, said that this stuff trumps the pyramids.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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