National Park of Seven Cities - Parque Nacional de Sete Cidades
Unusual rock formations eroded into a landscape of stone beasts.
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Enormous and strange rock formations taking the forms of animals and men populate the Parque Nacional de Sete Cidades, or “National Park of Seven Cities”. The park is named for a mytholigical Seven Lost Cities, of which these stones are the only remains. In truth the ancient formations took millenia to form, with the only man-made parts being the 3,000-5,000 year old rock paintings that can be seen.
August 12, 2011
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