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This area of ruins still holds a few mysteries. Namely "How did they get these giant piece of rock here?" and "How did they make such precision cuts and highly polish the stones?"
No doubt you'll be combing your visit to Puma Punku with a...More
On our recently concluded trip to South America including Peru, Bolivia and Chile, Pumapunku would go down as the most frustrating yet intriguing. Frustrating because no one knows why this place was even built and the ruins and artefacts excavated are all over the shop....More
To see this site with your own eyes is unnerving. To think that these granite blocks have been laying here since Lake Titicaca overwhelmed this area, maybe 12,000 years ago, is just crazy to imagine. The engineering and shaping is just so perfect, that even...More
Hitched across the border, to Tiwanaku; waited 38 yrs to get here, and it was worth it!
Ther walk from the main rode was dusty, The local taxci guy wanted 3 bucks so I told him 'Get Lost' I can see the site from here!!!
This has some of the most unique prehistoric architectural components I have ever seen. It starts with the H-Blocks and continues all around the site. Tiwanaku is definitely more refined and restored, but Puma Punku just sparks so many questions. Go early and if your...More
PumaPunku is part of the Tiwanaku complex. The complex includes Gate Of The Sun Temple, Pumapunku, and a couple small museums. The entrance fee for the entire Tiwanaku complex was 80 Bolivian bolivianos. The site is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Pumapunku has some...More