Posted on August 20, 2012 with 41 notes.
Tagged with Trujillo, Peru, Tschudi, Palace, Pool, Chan Chan, Nature, Travel, .

Tschudi Palace Pool, Chan Chan - Trujillo, Peru

One of the more surprising sights of Tschudi, given the desert surroundings, is a pool with a marsh reed at one end that was probably once a pleasure garden for Chimú royalty and a place for worshipping the moon. Unlike the Inca, the Chimú apparently valued the moon over the sun because it comes out during both day and night and controls the oceans. 

Tschudi Palace Pool, Chan Chan - Trujillo, Peru

One of the more surprising sights of Tschudi, given the desert surroundings, is a pool with a marsh reed at one end that was probably once a pleasure garden for Chimú royalty and a place for worshipping the moon. Unlike the Inca, the Chimú apparently valued the moon over the sun because it comes out during both day and night and controls the oceans. 

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