Machu Picchu: the Hitching Post of the Sun Videos

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Machu Picchu: the Hitching Post of the Sun

Towering high above Machu Picchu is possibly its most significant feature. Pachacuti’s masons have carved this abstract shape from a single piece of bedrock. While experts can’t say for certain what purpose this remarkable sculpture served, its perfect alignment with the surrounding geography provides tantalizing hints to its function.

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