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Splish Splash

Here is one in a series of fountains that supplied Machu Picchu’s inhabitants with clean, fresh water. Inca engineers brought water in carefully designed channels from a pair of rain-fed springs almost half a mile away from the first fountain. … Continue reading

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Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu was built around 1450, at the height of the Inca Empire and was abandoned in 1572. It was thought to be an estate of the Inca emperor Pachacuti, who ruled 1438 to 1472. Machu Picchu, Peru, Afternoon Postcard … Continue reading

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Royal Blue

Since the Royals won the world series and many buildings and sculptures were showered in blue because of it I thought I’d just leave these here. Enjoy! The shuttlecock at The Nelson Atkins Museum. Giant Blue Shuttlecock, Kansas City, Missouri … Continue reading

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Beautiful Kansas City At Night

J.C. Nichols Fountain in Blue, Kansas City Postcards by catherinesherman Check out other J c nichols memorial fountain Postcards at zazzle.com Many fountains in Kansas City, Missouri, were blue in honor of the city’s baseball winning season, including the city’s … Continue reading

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