Chronicles of the Wayward Moot

WELCOME TO THE MOOT, oh world-wanderers and word-whisperers. After two years of Peace Corps. After 2,200 miles on the Pacific Crest Trail. What. Comes. Next?

31/10/2007


One of the STILL WORKING ritual fountains.


An example of the second style of Inkan masonry. This one is superior because it does not involve the use of mortar or mud between the stones ... they're carved to fit together precicely without anything in between. And they look soft and round like pillows. But they're not.


Victor regaling the group with more talk of the Inkan traditional worldview.


Striking how steep the slopes were where they situated these strutures, and how well they seemed to fit into the landscape. Very organic feeling, not like Houston, or what I've seen of Houston.


A steeply descending staircase formed to the curves of the rock. This was the scene of another killer game of Twenty Questions...

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