Nestling on the slopes of Wangsan, one of the peaks in the Jirisan region (Korea), is a giant turtle-shaped rock weighing 127 tonnes. Its shell is carved with ornate designs. It rests flat against the mountainside.
Okay, I’m sure some people out there knew the Easter Island statues had bodies, but I’m not going to pretend to be one of those people. My mind is kind of blown that I’m almost 40 and just now finding out that there are Easter Island statue bodies.
Olmec head- based on the black features its long been theorized that the Olmecs either came from Africa or that there was contact. Thor Heyerdahl and his various reed- rafting experiences suggest that transoceanic sailing with crude boats is possible
The Cloud People, Los Pinchudos, Perú - the figures' gazes are fixed where the first rays of the rising sun will appear over the vast Utcubamba Valley. Known as the Warriors of the Clouds, the Chachapoyas (a name given to them by the Inca who conquered th
This fossilized Irish giant from 1895 is over 12 feet tall. He was discovered during a mining operation in Antrim, Ireland. girth of chest, 6 foot 6 inches; length of arms 4 foot 6 inches. There are six toes on the right foot
Cleopatra’s Kingdom, Alexandria, Egypt. Lost for years, the royal quarters of Cleopatra were discovered off the shores of Alexandria. A team of marine archaeologists, began excavating the ancient city in Historians believe the site was submerg
En la catedral de la ciudad española de Salamanca, construída en el año 1102, lo que la hace una de las más antiguas del mundo, en un espacio de las paredes, se ve esculpido un astronauta, perfectamente bien vestido, hasta sus zapatos son perfectos. Nadie se explica cómo un astronauta del Siglo 20, pudo haber sido visualizado en el Siglo 12.
Holi festival - by Antonio Gibotta - Traveler Photo Contest 2013 - National Geographic (people, portrait, beautiful, photo, picture, amazing, photography, man, beard, turban)