Mysterious Nazca-like Site near Dunhuang in China Dunhuang is a city (pop. 187,578 (2000) in Jiuquan, Gansu province, China. It was a major stop on the ancient Silk Road. It was also known at times as Shachou, or 'City of Sands'. It is situated in a rich oasis containing Crescent Lake and Mingsha Shan, "Echoing-Sand Mountain". Mingsha Shan is so named for the sound of the wind … [Read more...]
Puma Punku and Machu Picchu — Is There a Connection?
Puma Punku (Bolivia) is not far from Machu Picchu (Peru) and even some of the building techniques of both archaeological sites are within the same engineering expertise. I believe that the engineering proficiency and the tools that created many sites in Peru spread from the central site of Puma Punku. It might have been a base of operations early on, some 13,000 years ago. I … [Read more...]
Unexplained Nazca (Nasca) Lines
The high desert of Peru holds one of the most mystifying monuments of the known world—the massive-scale geoglyphs known as the Nazca Lines. Ranging from geometric patterns to “drawings” of different animals and stylized human-like forms. The ancient lines can only be truly taken in, their forms discerned, from high in the air, leaving generations mystified as to how these … [Read more...]
Unexplained “Band of Holes” – Pisco, Peru
Most people know about Nazca Lines however another, less known, unexplained mystery in Peru is located near Pisco Valley on a plain called Cajamarquilla. Unexplained Band of Holes near Pisco Valley in Peru Thousands of man-sized holes are carved into the barren rock. These strange holes, stretching for a mile over uneven mountain terrain, were here for so long that the … [Read more...]