On the way to the local archeological site, El Fuerte, is this head of an Inka warrior on the cliff face. People differ in their opinions as to whether this happened naturally, ie mysteriously, or by the hands of someone. Perhaps a little crop circles?
La Vie Bolivienne May 2nd 2008
It is now about six months since I left England and it is time to bring things up to date. In February, Jane left me in Cuzco to return to the UK and welcome the daffodils and the snow. I made a short trip to La Paz with friends and to the small town of Coroico that I enjoyed visiting so much during my last stay in Bolivia. Then I returned by plane to the city of Santa Cruz and from there to ... read more
South America » Bolivia » Santa Cruz Department » Samaipata Bolivia, named after independence fighter Simon BOLIVAR, broke away from Spanish rule in 1825; much of its subsequent history has consisted of a series of nearly 200 coups and counter-coups. Comparatively democratic civilian rule was established in 1... ... read more