There's a really big Incan ruin

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Ange looks so small.
Which is just outside the city of Cusco. This was the capitol of the Inca before the Conquistadors and their "Gun, Germs, and Steel" took their toll. All the tourists just call it "Sexy-woman" but it was really named, "Sacsayhuaman".

From Wikipedia:

Sacsayhuamán (also known as Saksaq Waman) is a walled complex near the old city of Cusco. Some believe the walls were a form of fortification, while others believe it was only used to form the head of the Puma that Sacsayhuamán along with Cuzco form when seen from above. Like all Inca stonework there is still mystery surrounding how they were constructed. Thanks to an as yet unexplained precision in stone-cutting, the structure is built in such a way that a single piece of paper will not fit between two stones. This precision, combined with the rounded corners of the limestone blocks, the variety of their interlocking shapes, and the way the walls lean inward (ubiquitous in Inca architecture), is thought to increase the ruins' incredible durability--devastating earthquakes in Cuzco have left it undamaged. The Spanish harvested a large quantity of rock from the walls of the structure to build churches in Cuzco, which is why the walls are in perfect condition up to a certain height, and missing above that point.
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Ange looks so small.
Ange looks so small.
Derek and Ange rest on the stairs
Derek and Ange rest on the stairs
305 km (190 miles) traveled
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photo by: Vlindeke