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ocka Wrote:
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> Brien Foerster is an American author living in
> Peru who often visits the sites of Puma Punku and
> Tiwanku, Brien is always discussing the stone
> mines which supplied the stone to both sites and
> he often ponders how the ancient builders could
> have transported the stone to site without wooden
> rollers as both sites are at an altitude above the
> tree line.
>
> Brien also runs Hidden Inca Tours who maybe able
> to take you to the mines if you are interested?
>
> I visited both sites on August 23rd 2014 and that
> day remains a special occasion for me personally.

You can get to the quarry sites (which in many cases are just field where loose stones were gathered up) without a foreign guide.

Sledges work just fine. The Inca once they conquered this area used those tribes as their mason. The Spanish recorded the Inca dragging large rocks around.

In his account, Garcilaso de la Vega reported that "they moved them, dragging them with muscle power using thick ropes; nor were the roads along which they hauled them level, but very rough mountains with steep slopes over which they were moved up and down with sheer human strength."








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Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 1586 Corpuscles 21-Dec-19 17:24
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 218 Open mind 22-Dec-19 02:28
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 184 Hanslune 22-Dec-19 05:58
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 158 Corpuscles 22-Dec-19 21:06
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 114 thinkitover 23-Dec-19 10:05
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 194 ocka 22-Dec-19 09:32
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 149 Hanslune 22-Dec-19 18:01
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 149 Thanos5150 23-Dec-19 16:53
Re: Tiahuanaco architect named 113 molder 23-Dec-19 22:16
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 112 Hanslune 23-Dec-19 23:44
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 112 Thanos5150 24-Dec-19 16:47
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 94 Hanslune 25-Dec-19 01:32
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 143 Thanos5150 25-Dec-19 02:43
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 106 Hanslune 27-Dec-19 23:09
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 103 Thanos5150 28-Dec-19 17:22
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 112 Corpuscles 29-Dec-19 06:33
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 97 Merrell 29-Dec-19 14:38
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 94 Corpuscles 29-Dec-19 20:31
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 97 Merrell 29-Dec-19 23:54
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 83 Corpuscles 01-Jan-20 00:03
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 80 Merrell 01-Jan-20 10:45
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 74 Corpuscles 01-Jan-20 18:32
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 90 Open mind 31-Dec-19 19:33
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 73 Merrell 31-Dec-19 23:06
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 88 Corpuscles 01-Jan-20 00:29
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 75 Open mind 01-Jan-20 03:02
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 118 Thanos5150 01-Jan-20 04:08
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 85 Corpuscles 01-Jan-20 05:51
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 100 Thanos5150 01-Jan-20 06:59
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 93 Corpuscles 01-Jan-20 19:40
Basalt Pavers 87 Barbelo 01-Jan-20 21:33
Re: Basalt Pavers 86 Corpuscles 01-Jan-20 23:01
Re: Basalt Pavers 75 Barbelo 02-Jan-20 03:36
Re: Basalt Pavers 91 Corpuscles 02-Jan-20 05:42
Re: Basalt Pavers 78 Barbelo 02-Jan-20 06:41
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 93 Thanos5150 02-Jan-20 02:17
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 105 Corpuscles 02-Jan-20 05:03
Basalt Pillar 100 Barbelo 02-Jan-20 07:15
Re: Basalt Pillar 81 Open mind 02-Jan-20 15:43
Re: Basalt Pillar 97 Corpuscles 02-Jan-20 19:06
Re: Basalt Pillar 86 Barbelo 02-Jan-20 21:13
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 110 Thanos5150 02-Jan-20 18:08
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 105 Merrell 02-Jan-20 18:58
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 142 Martin Stower 03-Jan-20 11:15
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 92 Corpuscles 03-Jan-20 20:29
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 83 Merrell 03-Jan-20 21:45
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 88 Corpuscles 03-Jan-20 23:23
Sacsayhuaman 95 Barbelo 04-Jan-20 02:22
Re: Sacsayhuaman 93 Corpuscles 04-Jan-20 03:23
Re: Sacsayhuaman 91 Thanos5150 04-Jan-20 03:28
Re: Sacsayhuaman 84 Corpuscles 04-Jan-20 05:58
Re: Sacsayhuaman 132 Barbelo 04-Jan-20 11:16
Re: Sacsayhuaman 83 Thanos5150 05-Jan-20 15:58
Re: Sacsayhuaman 86 Barbelo 05-Jan-20 20:22
Re: Sacsayhuaman 74 Thanos5150 05-Jan-20 23:55
Re: Sacsayhuaman 77 Corpuscles 05-Jan-20 21:41
Re: Sacsayhuaman 79 Barbelo 05-Jan-20 23:40
Re: Sacsayhuaman 80 Thanos5150 05-Jan-20 23:59
Re: Sacsayhuaman 73 Open mind 06-Jan-20 01:08
Re: Sacsayhuaman 72 Corpuscles 06-Jan-20 02:29
Re: Sacsayhuaman 80 Barbelo 06-Jan-20 03:50
Re: Sacsayhuaman 76 Corpuscles 06-Jan-20 04:29
Re: Sacsayhuaman 87 Thanos5150 06-Jan-20 05:10
Re: Sacsayhuaman 89 Corpuscles 06-Jan-20 05:47
Re: Sacsayhuaman 96 Thanos5150 06-Jan-20 16:53
Re: Sacsayhuaman 72 Corpuscles 06-Jan-20 19:06
The Limestone Puddle 73 Barbelo 06-Jan-20 21:27
Re: Sacsayhuaman 77 Thanos5150 06-Jan-20 21:44
Re: Sacsayhuaman 77 Corpuscles 06-Jan-20 22:28
Re: Sacsayhuaman 90 Thanos5150 07-Jan-20 17:01
Re: Sacsayhuaman 70 Corpuscles 07-Jan-20 21:48
Re: Sacsayhuaman 69 Open mind 06-Jan-20 21:07
Re: Sacsayhuaman 78 Corpuscles 06-Jan-20 21:30
Re: Sacsayhuaman 67 Open mind 07-Jan-20 20:43
Re: Sacsayhuaman 66 Open mind 06-Jan-20 13:44
Re: Sacsayhuaman 77 Barbelo 06-Jan-20 11:07
Re: Sacsayhuaman 74 Corpuscles 06-Jan-20 05:16
Re: Sacsayhuaman 74 Barbelo 06-Jan-20 10:36
Re: Sacsayhuaman 77 seasmith 06-Jan-20 14:28
Re: Sacsayhuaman 73 Barbelo 06-Jan-20 20:46
Re: Sacsayhuaman 68 Open mind 06-Jan-20 16:41
Re: Sacsayhuaman 69 Barbelo 06-Jan-20 21:12
Re: Sacsayhuaman 73 Open mind 07-Jan-20 15:05
Re: Sacsayhuaman 84 Corpuscles 07-Jan-20 21:25
Nonsensical or Unnecessary? 70 Barbelo 07-Jan-20 23:51
Re: Nonsensical or Unnecessary? 83 Corpuscles 08-Jan-20 01:23
Re: Sacsayhuaman 72 Open mind 08-Jan-20 00:36
Re: Sacsayhuaman 72 Corpuscles 08-Jan-20 00:58
Re: Sacsayhuaman 75 Barbelo 08-Jan-20 01:12
Re: Sacsayhuaman 67 Open mind 08-Jan-20 02:06
Re: Sacsayhuaman 72 Barbelo 08-Jan-20 03:20
Re: Sacsayhuaman 92 Corpuscles 08-Jan-20 07:05
Re: Sacsayhuaman 68 Barbelo 08-Jan-20 12:01
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Re: Sacsayhuaman 72 Corpuscles 08-Jan-20 18:24
Re: Sacsayhuaman 62 Open mind 08-Jan-20 20:23
Re: Sacsayhuaman 72 Corpuscles 08-Jan-20 21:44
LImestone vs Limestone 65 Barbelo 08-Jan-20 22:40
Re: LImestone vs Limestone 82 Corpuscles 08-Jan-20 23:47
Re: LImestone vs Limestone 73 Barbelo 09-Jan-20 01:57
Re: LImestone vs Limestone 79 Corpuscles 09-Jan-20 03:09
Re: Limestone vs Limestone 80 Barbelo 09-Jan-20 04:07
Re: Limestone vs Limestone 68 Open mind 09-Jan-20 16:06
Re: Limestone vs Limestone 69 Barbelo 09-Jan-20 20:49
Re: Limestone vs Limestone 66 Open mind 09-Jan-20 20:58
Re: Limestone vs Limestone 83 Barbelo 09-Jan-20 21:20
Re: Limestone vs Limestone 65 Open mind 10-Jan-20 15:12
Re: Limestone vs Limestone 78 Corpuscles 09-Jan-20 17:15
Re: LImestone vs Limestone 69 Open mind 09-Jan-20 15:25
Re:Sacsayhuaman 61 Corpuscles 10-Jan-20 07:00
Re: Re:Sacsayhuaman 63 Open mind 10-Jan-20 13:15
Re: Re:Sacsayhuaman 85 Corpuscles 10-Jan-20 14:34
Re: Re:Sacsayhuaman 62 Open mind 10-Jan-20 15:47
Re: Re:Sacsayhuaman 69 Open mind 10-Jan-20 15:58
Re: Re:Sacsayhuaman 66 Corpuscles 10-Jan-20 21:07
Re: Re:Sacsayhuaman 63 Corpuscles 10-Jan-20 21:00
Re: LImestone vs Limestone 85 Thanos5150 09-Jan-20 01:44
Tombomachay 82 Corpuscles 10-Jan-20 06:25
Re: Limestone vs Limestone 75 Barbelo 10-Jan-20 07:30
Re: Limestone vs Limestone 137 Corpuscles 10-Jan-20 11:41
Re: Limestone vs Limestone 85 Barbelo 11-Jan-20 05:25
Re: Limestone vs Limestone 78 Corpuscles 12-Jan-20 01:24
Now All You Have To Do Is Prove It 79 Barbelo 12-Jan-20 12:11
Re: Now All You Have To Do Is Prove It 90 Corpuscles 12-Jan-20 20:56
Re: Now All You Have To Do Is Prove It 94 Open mind 13-Jan-20 16:19
Re: Sacsayhuaman 65 Open mind 08-Jan-20 23:22
Re: Sacsayhuaman 73 Open mind 08-Jan-20 14:23
Re: Sacsayhuaman 62 Merrell 08-Jan-20 17:57
On the fence... 74 Racho 08-Jan-20 04:51
Re: On the fence... 67 Open mind 08-Jan-20 15:24
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 86 Merrell 04-Jan-20 09:04
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 83 Corpuscles 05-Jan-20 09:22
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 87 Martin Stower 03-Jan-20 23:28
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 78 Corpuscles 04-Jan-20 00:34
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 65 Open mind 05-Jan-20 16:19
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 80 Open mind 02-Jan-20 03:37
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 84 Merrell 01-Jan-20 14:10
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 78 Corpuscles 01-Jan-20 18:41
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 119 Corpuscles 22-Dec-19 21:13
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 106 Corpuscles 22-Dec-19 21:30
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 99 Open mind 22-Dec-19 22:12
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 104 WVK 23-Dec-19 15:21
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 93 Corpuscles 23-Dec-19 21:22
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 87 Open mind 23-Dec-19 23:22
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 111 Hanslune 22-Dec-19 22:58
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 106 seasmith 23-Dec-19 03:04
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 102 Hanslune 23-Dec-19 07:20
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 101 Corpuscles 23-Dec-19 09:43
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 90 Hanslune 23-Dec-19 23:28
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 115 Thanos5150 24-Dec-19 16:53
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 105 Hanslune 24-Dec-19 22:35
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 165 Thanos5150 23-Dec-19 19:29
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 168 Corpuscles 23-Dec-19 21:19
Re: Tiwanaku / Pumapunku Megaliths are Artificial Geopolymers 151 Enigcom 02-Jan-20 17:29


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