Colcap

Photos from sites in and around the community of Colcap

Entrance at the site of Palacio Irca, located just outside Colcap

Entrance at the site of Palacio Irca, located just outside Colcap

Mountain views from Colcap
Mountain views from Colcap

Sunset on the Cordillera Negra from Colcap

Sunset on the Cordillera Negra from Colcap

View from the Palacio Hirka ridgetop on our way down to Colcap

View from the Palacio Hirka ridgetop on our way down to Colcap

View from Palacio Hirka. Small canal runs through the site from one of the lagoons high up the Cordillera Negra

View from Palacio Hirka. Small canal runs through the site from one of the lagoons high up the Cordillera Negra

View from Palacio Hirka.

View from Palacio Hirka.

Wall construction at Palacio Hirka

Wall construction at Palacio Hirka

Wall construction at Palacio Hirka

Wall construction at Palacio Hirka

Our guide Maximo standing at Palacio Hirka

Our guide Maximo standing at Palacio Hirka

Doorway at Palacio Hirka

Doorway at Palacio Hirka

Badly eroded lintel stone which sits in front of the church in Colcap. At one time this stone had a carving.

Badly eroded lintel stone which sits in front of the church in Colcap. At one time this stone had a carving.

View of the Church in Colcap from the town center

View of the Church in Colcap from the town center

The Catholic church in Colcap

The Catholic church in Colcap

Puma carved stone taken from the site of "Puma Rumi," which occupies a hilltop overlooking the community of Colcap. The stone now sits in front of the community church.

Puma carved stone taken from the site of “Puma Rumi,” which occupies a hilltop overlooking the community of Colcap. The stone now sits in front of the community church.

Puma carved stone taken from the site of "Puma Rumi," which occupies a hilltop overlooking the community of Colcap. The stone now sits in front of the community church.

Puma carved stone taken from the site of “Puma Rumi,” which occupies a hilltop overlooking the community of Colcap. The stone now sits in front of the community church.

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