Peruvian Mummie

A timeline of South American native maritime history

A Timeline of South American Native Maritime History The South American cultures expert and adventurer, Glen Short writes about the maritime history of South America. Glen has been an important part of the Viracocha III project and has helped us with the construction of the reed raft, our onsite museum […]

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Team Work

The tightening of the natural fiber sisal ropes on the Viracocha III is a necessity for the success of the expedition and requires the cumulative strength of many crew members. On land, the reeds dry and shrink overtime and the fibrous rope stretches as it dries. The opposite occurs at […]