Cloud People of the Amazon

For the final scene of my novella VALKYRIE, my characters are going to a cave in a tropical rain forest in South America.

So I've been doing a little research about rain forest caves. Here is another picture I've been using for inspiration:

Val and Jason have been captured by Val's clan. She has been hiding in New York City for ten years, not knowing who or what she is.

Get a feel for the area, listen to "Howler Monkey Serenade" - a video collection of sounds of the rain forest.

In researching South American Caves, I came across a picture of a mummy of a sacrificed woman from the 'Cloud People'.

The cloud people built Machu Picchu in Peru, but mysteriously disappeared.

At Machu Picchu there is a place called the Temple of the Three Windows:

Chachapoyas were a people of Peru called the 'Cloud Warriors'.

When my characters Val and Jason arrive, they will find that there may have been some truth behind the South American legends.

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Lindsay Avalon said...

This is so cool Derendrea :)

Unknown said...

Thanks Lindsay. I think I enjoyed the research as much I enjoyed the writing!