TIWANAKU... PUMA PUNKU...
Trip Start Feb 20, 2013
52Trip End May 22, 2013
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Tiahuanaco and Tiahuanacu (Espanol)...
The ruins of the ancient city state are near the south-eastern shore of Lake Titicaca and about 72 km west of La Paz.
You can easily reach TİWANAKU in approximately 90 minutes by micros of tourism companies and tour with guide costs around 80 Bs .
The area around Tiwanaku may have been inhabited as early as 1500 BC as a small agriculturally based village.
Tiwanaku IV and V periods
between AD 300 and AD 1000, during which Tiwanaku grew significantly in
thought to have been a moral and cosmological center to which many
people made pilgrimages.
Tiwanaku culture learned to harness and use in their farming. Artificially raised planting mounds are separated by shallow
canals filled with water. The canals supply moisture for growing crops,
but they also absorb heat from solar radiation during the day. This heat
is gradually emitted during the bitterly cold nights that often produce
frost, endemic to the region, providing thermal insulation. Traces of
landscape management can be seen today as well.
TIWANAKU people is most probably Pre-Inca civilization.
Today Tiwanaku is a UNESCO world heritage site, and is administered by the Bolivian government.
Immense blocks of stones... Very very precisely cut...
Very intereting. Some say this site is an Staion of the Space men of old time (rumors or what)...