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The Ancient Burial Site of Karajía
Peru

A easy 30 minute downhill walk from the little village of Cruz Pata will take one to reach the ancient burial site of Karajía etched on a sheer rock face looming high above a narrow valley below. Eight Chachapoyan (referred to as cloud warriors by the Incan who finally subjugated them) sacrophagi were once atop this shallow cavern but two had since collapsed spilling out their human remians down onto the ground below.

Indigenous women adorned in their traditional clothing will vie to offer horse ride outside the entrance for the sweaty slog back up.

Copyright: Arroz Marisco
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 14000x7000
Taken: 01/10/2012
Uploaded: 12/11/2012
Updated: 11/06/2014
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Tags: karajia; chachapoyas; inca; peru
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