Comments on: The Lost City of the Incas… Machu Picchu http://www.journeyidea.org/the-lost-city-of-the-incas-machu-picchu Travel across the world with Journey Idea Wed, 15 Jun 2011 00:11:25 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.4.2 By: vareeja http://www.journeyidea.org/the-lost-city-of-the-incas-machu-picchu/comment-page-1#comment-13741 vareeja Thu, 24 Jun 2010 10:19:22 +0000 http://www.journeyidea.org/?p=97#comment-13741 The Intihuatana stone is one of many ritual stones in South America. The Spanish did not find Machu Picchu, so the Intihuatana Stone was not destroyed, unlike many other ritual stones in Peru. These stones are arranged to point directly at the sun during the winter solstice At midday on 21 March and 21 September the equinoxes, the sun stands almost above the pillar—casting no shadow at all. Researchers believe that it was built as an astronomic clock or calendar.. The Intihuatana stone is one of many ritual stones in South America.
The Spanish did not find Machu Picchu, so the Intihuatana Stone was not destroyed, unlike many other ritual stones in Peru. These stones are arranged to point directly at the sun during the winter solstice
At midday on 21 March and 21 September the equinoxes, the sun stands almost above the pillar—casting no shadow at all. Researchers believe that it was built as an astronomic clock or calendar..

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By: Jessica Campbell http://www.journeyidea.org/the-lost-city-of-the-incas-machu-picchu/comment-page-1#comment-29 Jessica Campbell Mon, 18 May 2009 07:33:47 +0000 http://www.journeyidea.org/?p=97#comment-29 This is my top two destination in the whole wide world. Hope to see it soon! This is my top two destination in the whole wide world. Hope to see it soon!

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