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Prince Huascar then blamed Prince Atahualpa and Llama for their
tardiness. “Enough! Stop all this arguing!” Atahualpa said. “I like
Princess Inkala’s idea. The Intihuatana is a great place to have today’s
lesson.”
Puma scratched his head and complained, “I don’t get it. Why would
anyone want to have a class here at this old, ugly rock anyway?”
Llama gazed gently towards Puma and explained, “It’s clear you
haven’t studied for the exam today. This rock is actually a famous
sundial that is used as a calendar. It marks the new harvest season
in the Southern Hemisphere. Every June 21
st
there is a big celebration
called
‘The Inti Raymi Festival’.
“Alright, pipe down Llama,” Puma interrupted, “I know about that
sun festival and all the other ones we celebrate. My head’s starting to hurt
already.”