Tiahuanacu, near La Paz, Bolivia

in #landscapephotography3 years ago (edited)

Tiahuanacu was inhabited possibly as early as 1500 BC, flourished from 300 BC to 300 AD and was abandoned in approx. 1000 AD, its sometimes considered the birth place of the Incas and where they honed their stone masonry skills.

Looking over Templete semisubterráneo towards Temple de Kalasasaya, Tiahuanacu (3870 metres)

Gateway to Temple de Kalasasaya

Detail of Templete semisubterráneo wall

Head detail to Puerta del Sol (Gateway of the Sun)

Temple de Kalasasaya from the south east

Photos taken with a Sony DSC-HX60V, 17th Nov 2016

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What a amazing place, been looking up info and photos
on it for a number of years. Would love to see it in person!
Like stonehenge and many other places these layouts
of ancient sites. Beautiful photos @steve-d!
Must of been exhilarating to of been there!

This is a link I seen years ago showing the marking of
astronomical alignments.
Been seeing so many lately showing a lot of sites
with astronomy info.

Resteeming :-)

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