The Lost city of the Giants

Update on the ‘Lost City of Giants’

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A couple of months ago we reported on an incredible discovery deep in the jungles of Ecuador – the remains of a massive 260 foot tall by 260 foot wide structure, made up of hundreds of two-tonne blocks, which author and researcher Bruce Fenton called ‘the Lost City of Giants ’, so named for the large giant-sized tools that were found in the vicinity, as well as the local legends that speak of a race of giant humans who once inhabited the region.

The vast structure is a wall, sloping at a 60 degree angle, with a flat area at the top where many artefacts have been found. "It looks like a paved wall, an ancient street or plaza with a 60 degrees angle, perhaps the roof of a larger structure. Many of the stones were perfectly aligned, have sharp edges and seemed to have been sculpted by human hands,” said Mr Duverneuil, who undertook an expedition to the site in April and May.

Now the intrepid explorers who stumbled across the amazing structure have cautiously begun to reveal more details of their finding , including the discovery of a number of large stones with circular holes cut right through the middle, which provide further evidence with which to refute claims that the large pyramid-like structure could simply be a natural formation.  And it appears that the finding may be bigger than they first imagined – the discovery could solve many of South America’s mysteries and lead to one of the world’s most sought-after treasures .

Some of the multinational team of researchers believe the structure could be the mausoleum of Atahualpa, the last Incan emperor who was captured by the Spanish, and who is said to have been buried with a great hoard of gold, which had been amassed by his followers to pay (unsuccessfully) for his release. The search for the tomb and the riches has been one of the world's greatest historical treasure hunts, inspiring many expeditions, but none successful so far.

However, others, including Bruce Fenton, an Ecuador-based Briton and researcher into the region’s indigenous cultures, believe the newly discovered site could date back much earlier, to an unknown pre-Inca culture. The belief comes from the discovery of approximately thirty rudimentary tools found there, and the degree of erosion seen on the large stone blocks.

The Ecuadorean government has been told of the discovery and an official expedition by archaeologists and paleontologists is expected to take place.  However, investigation into the site is challenged by dangerous conditions – it takes around eight hours from the nearest town to trek through dense and mountainous jungle, and one route to it is known for the risks posed by attacks of Africanised ‘killer’ bees.

By April Holloway

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The Inca's built pyramids to emulate volcanoes because they believed they could entice down a fire god onto the top of their structures. Pyramids, mounds, temples, steeples, spires, minarets....all built to entice down the fire gods that were associated with volcanoes. The ancients didn't know what volcanoes were and just saw them as the mountain homes of fire gods.

The Inca did not build the pyramids of Mesoamerica the Olmec/Xi did. There are no volcanoes in Egypt, the Inca and Egyptians both venerated the Sun. The Mounds of North America are not in proximity of any volcanoes and are thought to be "burial mounds" (Mississippian Culture), not artifices resembling volcanoes. Temples are historically used in rites venerating Deities, personages, or some natural phenomena, i.e. sun, moon, stars etc... steeples, spires and minarets are used to call the faithful to worship by horn, bell or Muadhin. No the "ancients" would not have know what a "volcano" was as the word is about 400 years old, not withstanding its etymology or the fact that the Inca did not speak English.

The Olmec(Almec)/Xi people were an extension off of the original Atlantean/Lemurian culture that had to leave their islands (when the ice age ended) and recolonize the mainland around 11-10,000BC. They were the original giants, and the source of just about all of our modern civilization/culture/science/astrology/religion etc. Around this time fully developed cities of massive proportions appear (everywhere) full of new domesticated flora/fauna and very high tech construction of polished stone, whereas human culture supposedly hadn't even created pottery yet. Their migrations left a trail of megaliths and gigantalithic/heavy neolithic tools, mounds and pyramids, not to mention lots and lots of skeletons up to 20 feet tall.

It is no surprise the ruins are so big! Look at the statues at Tiauanacu--those things are enormous, and are supposed to represent some of the people that enhabited the area one time!
Giant bones are found all over the United States and other places--therefore, someone who was very big obviously lived on the continent! Even the myths and legends of the Native Americans say so--but, they claim the giants had a penchant for Indian flesh, so the Indians wiped them out! Might also have been the fact, according to some legends, that the giants were peaceful, kept to themselves, and didn't want to be bothered--but, the Indian ancestors were warlike, land greedy, and wiped out the giants--who could also be called "The First Americans!"

They were the "Anunnaki". Their height ranging from 8 to 16 Ft. They were here 400,000 Yrs. ago before any human like beings.

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