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Travel Tuesday: Nakum

Here’s today’s offering, Nakum. Nakum is a good place to see archaeologists at work since excavations are taking place on what is the Mayans ‘largest research project. Most of the excavation is taking place in the south group – the … Continue reading

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Travel Tuesday: Zaculeu

Here’s today’s offering, Zaculeu. The ruins at Zaculeu, capital of the Mam Mayans, are astoundingly impressive, even though a 1940s restoration effort obscured much of their magnificence. Zaculeu was both a religious center and a fortress. It was somewhat successful … Continue reading

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Travel Tuesday: Topoxte

Here’s today’s Mayan site, Topoxte. Topoxte stands out from the other pre-Columbian Mayan ruins in Guatemala: It’s located on five islands in Yaxha Lake. An important example of Mayans occupying islands, Topoxte was at its peak a couple of centuries … Continue reading

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Travel Tuesday: El Ceibal

This month, I’m showcasing what I plan to do next year, God willing and the creek doesn’t rise! Heading off to Guatemala to see some famous and not so famous Mayan ruins. Let’s start with little beauty, El Ceibal. Surrounded … Continue reading

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Travel Tuesday: Uxmal

Mayan regret’s Uxmal. Pronounced “oosh-mawl,” Uxmal was one of the greatest Maya cities. The city was built sometime during the 5th or 6th centuries A.D., but archaeological evidence suggests that the area had been inhabited as a farming center since … Continue reading

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Travel Tuesday: Tulum

Ah, yet another lovely place I had the pleasure to visit, Tulum. Located 131 kilometers south of Cancun, just 20 minutes south of Akumal on Hwy. 307. Facing the sea, Tulum is impressive and powerful. Known as the “Walled City”, … Continue reading

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Travel Tuesday: Hong Kong

OMG!!!! This is the place for me.  I would love to see this place, especially at night. Now, I can’t live there; unless I marry a rich man.  Anywho, check out this video from Expedia which shows why you should … Continue reading

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