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Tiahuanacu/Puma Punku

The last 20 years I have seen a lot of ruins but Puma Punku and Saqsayhuaman are unique!
The technical finesse, precision and gigantic slabs that were used here, leaves the visitor speech- and breathless. And that's not just because of the thin air in the altitude of 3600m! I hope you will understand a little better with the following texts and photos.

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The entrance to Puma Punku is located about 300m (yards) from Tiahuanacu's Museum. You go through a little mesh gate. There is a little shed for a guard who is sleeping in the grass most of the time. CAUTION! None of the guided tours includes a visit to Puma Punku! You have to insist to visit the site in order to get access. During the last years there is lot's of "reconstruction" going on in Puma Punku. You should take as many photos as possible as it is quite likely that the sites real mysteries get "reconstructed" away. An example: In the 1960s and 70s Erich von Daniken described and photographed upside down "water ducts" that had no lower halves. Those ducts could easily have been ducts for energy lines. He published them in his books. After a "reconstruction"those ducts have never been seen again...
Puma Punku will blow your mind. Huge blocks of granit lie around on top of each other seemly completely random with showing any former building structure. Each of those blocks weigh several tonnes! Which amazing forces destroyed Puma Punku?
This big monolith weighs over 300 tonnes! How did the ancients move those giants to Puma Punku?
This block of granit in the middle of the photo measures approx. 4x4 meters and is cut from one piece. On every corner you can see diagonal cutouts. This piece had to be a top piece that rested on a lower structure. All pieces look like they were pre-fabricated.
Archeologists just gathered smaller pieces and put them on on the side in several rows. Every single piece should be carefully checked out!
Those pieces are fantastic! Erich von Daniken described them in his books several times [ ]. They "click" into each other just like modern pre-fabricated building blocks. Stacked and "clicked" into each other they form a wall. The front of them look all the same, but if you check out the rear you will see that there are two different types of blocks (see next two photos)
Here the backside of the blocks. Notice the two different types mentioned above.

This mysterious block looks like it was tooled with a diamond cutter and drill. A very fine lined edge and tiny holes that were drilled with amazing precision. Why would ancient people need this? What were those markings for? Check out the next photo for a closer look.
The other side of the block is just as mysterios. What could this block have been used for? I don't think we can find an answer without assuming high technology was involved. What were the openings for? Were they openings for electric or data cables?
Modern symbols in ancient times? This one looks like a modern "exit" arrow.
Look at the carving on this rock. It's just about 1cm (0.5inch) deep. I have never seen anything like this anywhere else in the ancient world...
This block is broken, but you can still see the circular carving. Another "modern" symbol?