Tuesday Travel: Uaxactun

Ah, the final for this month, Uaxactun.

TempleOfMasks_Uaxactun

Uaxactun (pronounced [waʃakˈtun]) is an ancient sacred place of the Maya civilization, located in the Petén Basin region of the Maya lowlands, in the present-day department of Petén, Guatemala. The site lies some 12 miles (19 km) north of the major center of Tikal. The name is sometimes spelled as Waxaktun.

F. M. Laster

“I only like two kinds of men, domestic and imported.” -Mae West

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