Saturday, July 14, 2012

Composition in Stone with Watchman's Tower

PHOTOGRAPHER'S JOURNAL ("Why Here?" part 4):   Vilcabamba? How might the city have withstood the pressures of suddenly expanding to feed and house a retreating, desperate aristocracy and their retainers and their defenders?  The question is moot. Scholars have identified a different spot as the real Vilcabamba, another site Bingham had passed through and explored.