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Moray from above

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This is a view overlooking the Inca site of Moray, near Maras, Peru.  The site comprises three groups of concetric terraces making sort of upside-down cones in the ground.  The oft-repeated theory about these things is that they were "laboratories" used by the Inca to test the growing conditions at different depths and the subtly different micro-climates at each level.  I don't think I buy that explanation. . .

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A: Moray, Peru

jiri spacaj作, ここから80メートル

Moray, Peru

B: Peru Moray

Seungsang Yoo(유승상)作, ここから120メートル

Peru Moray

C: Moray from a little more than halfway down

Joe Griffin作, ここから140メートル

Another picture from Moray, this one is down near the bottom of one of the concetric terrace pits.

Moray from a little more than halfway down

D: The Mineral Waterfall of Maras

Arroz Marisco作, 5.4kmかなた

A small trail uphill zigzaging from the salt pans at Maras will take one to this spot where the salt ...

The Mineral Waterfall of Maras

E: Incan Salt Pans at Maras, Cusco

Arroz Marisco作, 5.4kmかなた

Hundreds of salt pans sparkle under the mid-day sun in stark contrast to the arid valley in which thi...

Incan Salt Pans at Maras, Cusco

F: Peru Salineras

Seungsang Yoo(유승상)作, 5.5kmかなた

Peru Salineras

G: The Making of Salt Pans at Maras

Arroz Marisco作, 5.5kmかなた

Since Incan times, the subterranean stream in Maras has been harvested for its salt. The method by wh...

The Making of Salt Pans at Maras

H: Outside the hostal in Urubamba

Joe Griffin作, 8.7kmかなた

This is a veiw of the street outside our hostel in Urubamba. Alyssa is ganging up on Jamie a little b...

Outside the hostal in Urubamba

I: Ollantaytambo at night

Joe Griffin作, 10.7kmかなた

This is the street outside our hostel in Ollantaytambo at night.  We were right across from a little ...

Ollantaytambo at night

J: The courtyard in our hostal in Ollantaytambo

Joe Griffin作, 10.8kmかなた

This is the courtyard of our hostal in Ollantaytambo.  From here one can see ruins on the surrounding...

The courtyard in our hostal in Ollantaytambo

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