DAILY PHOTO: Walls at Sacsayhuaman

Taken in the Summer of 2010 at Sacsayhuaman, near Cusco

Sacsayhuaman offers some phenomenal examples of Incan masonry, which used no mortar and involved perfect joints that weren’t perfectly on the horizontal or vertical (i.e. the joints had to be matched up on planes of various angles.)

DAILY PHOTO: Sunflower in the Andes: Confused or Distracted?

Taken in Cuzco in July of 2011

Taken near Cuzco, Peru in July of 2011

 

Sunflowers are supposed to turn to look at the sun, but this one was looking over it’s shoulder. I wonder if it was confused or distracted?