The Hitching Post of the Sun

4 June 2012

The Hitching Post of the Sun, or Intihuatana stone, is arranged to point directly at the sun during the winter solstice. The Inca believed the stone held the sun in its place along its annual path in the sky.

Focal Length:45mm
Exposure:1/60 sec
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