Category: Incas

Lake Titicaca, Bolivia ~ Sacred Sites

Lake Titicaca, Bolivia ~ Sacred Sites

  Lake Titicaca is a beautiful and much-venerated sacred lake that lies on the border between Peru and Bolivia, near Copacabana. According to Incan mythology, it was from Lake Titicaca that the creator god Viracoca rose up to create the sun, moon, stars, and first human beings. Recently, a large temple was discovered submerged in […]

Three Worthy Alternatives to Machu Picchu

Three Worthy Alternatives to Machu Picchu

Choquequirao (Cradle Of Gold) is a ruined Inca city in south Peru, similar in structure and architecture to Machu Picchu. The ruins are buildings and terraces at levels above and below Sunch’u Pata, the truncated hill top. The hilltop was anciently leveled and ringed with stones to create a 30 by 50 m platform.   […]