Image: Ramon Kristian Arellano via Twisted Sifter

In a quarry in the highlands of Bolivia, a team of workers cuts deep swathes into the fragile earth. Suddenly, their labor is interrupted by an amazing discovery: a set of ancient footprints is revealed, creeping up a near-vertical wall. And the story of exactly what they are and how they eventually got there will blow your mind.

Image: Carsten Drossel

The Bolivian capital of Sucre is an elegant colonial city located in the foothills of the Andes mountain range. With its pleasant climate and laid-back atmosphere, it’s long been known as a place to escape the hustle and bustle of a sometimes hectic region.

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