Chincana Ruins On The Isla Del Sol
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"Chincana Ruins On The Isla Del Sol" by Aidan Moran
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Lake Titicaca is located in the Andes between Bolivia and Peru. It is the largest freshwater lake in South America, and is also regarded as the highest navigable lake in the world. Isla del Sol (Island of the Sun) is the largest Island on the lake. Famous for its walking trails, beautiful coastline and eighty or so Inca sites spread around the island. On the island is Roca Sagrada, a large rock said to be the birthplace of the first Inca. The island is on the Bolivian side of the lake and is reached by boat from the city of Copacabana.
Chincana Ruins described as a ‘labyrinth of stone’, is said to have once been used as a holy complex by the Inca priests.
August 15th, 2017
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