MelGoesOnTour: What was the point of doing that?
On the southeastern shore of Bolivia's Lake Titicaca stand the ancient ruins of the city of Tiwanaku. Here, the remains of monolithic rock sculptures and buildings over 1,500 years old can be seen. What makes this site so incredible is not merely the size and weight of the stone used by these pre-Inca builders, but the fact that much of that stone originated far from the ruins - around 55 miles (90 kilometers) across the wide blue lake!
Enormous-Schwanstucker: [th04.deviantart.net image 300x198]Welcome.Are you threatening me?
wellreadneck: I guessed motorboat.
Kraftwerk Orange: [userserve-ak.last.fm image 225x224]Interested.
Rednaxel: I read the whole article, seems pretty cool. I did have to wonder about this though:FTA: "Before the arrival of Christopher Columbus, Copacabana was a sacred site where the patron saint of Bolivia, the Virgin of Copacabana, was worshiped. "Pretty sure they werent Catholic before Columbus.
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