SUN ISLAND TITICACA LAKE The blue treasure  of our ancestors By Cristina Quisbert Quispe
<ul><li>In the ancient times there was  </li></ul><ul><li>neither  Sun  nor  Moon </li></ul><ul><li>and people lived … </l...
<ul><li>in the darkness </li></ul><ul><li>( ch’amakpacha ) </li></ul>
<ul><li>… but one day our Tata Inti (Sun) </li></ul><ul><li>rose on  </li></ul><ul><li>Sun Island in Titicaca Lake </li></ul>
And from the  sacred rock  emerged  Manco Capac  and Mama Ocllo creating  the Inca Empire
Later,  their descendants built a two level stone Palace in the south  of the Island.  It was the Pilkokaina Palace  which...
Bordering the mountain first  and then walking across its approximately  nine kilometers…
Incas built Chinkana or Laberynth.  A complex group of rooms connected by many trapezoidal doors and small corridors.
In the middle of  Chinkana, Incas had  a natural fountain  which was used  to make water rituals
Past and present  always join. Going up or down  the  different ways  one may find a lot of  surprises such as…
This old catlike pottery  found in the depths of  the Sun Island .
Mountains and water are the owners of a lot of  secrets  left by the ancient cultures born here.  This is a sacred place f...
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SUN ISLAND IN TITICACA LAKE

  1. 1. SUN ISLAND TITICACA LAKE The blue treasure of our ancestors By Cristina Quisbert Quispe
  2. 2. <ul><li>In the ancient times there was </li></ul><ul><li>neither Sun nor Moon </li></ul><ul><li>and people lived … </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>in the darkness </li></ul><ul><li>( ch’amakpacha ) </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>… but one day our Tata Inti (Sun) </li></ul><ul><li>rose on </li></ul><ul><li>Sun Island in Titicaca Lake </li></ul>
  5. 5. And from the sacred rock emerged Manco Capac and Mama Ocllo creating the Inca Empire
  6. 6. Later, their descendants built a two level stone Palace in the south of the Island. It was the Pilkokaina Palace which was a temporal house of the main Inca .
  7. 7. Bordering the mountain first and then walking across its approximately nine kilometers…
  8. 8. Incas built Chinkana or Laberynth. A complex group of rooms connected by many trapezoidal doors and small corridors.
  9. 9. In the middle of Chinkana, Incas had a natural fountain which was used to make water rituals
  10. 10. Past and present always join. Going up or down the different ways one may find a lot of surprises such as…
  11. 11. This old catlike pottery found in the depths of the Sun Island .
  12. 12. Mountains and water are the owners of a lot of secrets left by the ancient cultures born here. This is a sacred place for indigenous peoples. ¡Help us to protect it!

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