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Inca engineering  
   

Inca engineering

Each block is carved specifically to fit the others. A concave fit between blocks allows a tight fit and stable structure. (Inca's were circa 1100 to 1550 before the Spaniards took over and destroyed lots of these beautiful settlements)
Machu Pichu and Muchos poo poo

January 29th 2011
Hello! Wow what an amazing week! Dave and I split up to see Machu Pichu, the Inka ruins, in different ways. So we now have different stories to tell! We are learning lots about the ancient civilizations in Peru and other regions through the museums and our tour guides at the top of Machu Pichu. In part of our amazing journey, was an interesting visit to both our intestines, of travelers dia ... read more
South America » Peru » Cusco » Cusco » Cusco

Peruvian Flag Ancient Peru was the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations, most notably that of the Incas whose empire was captured by the Spanish conquistadors in 1533. Peruvian independence was declared in 1821, and remaining Spanish forces defeated in 1... ... read more
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