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Travel Tuesday: Angkor Wat

This was my most fabulous place in the world to visit, Angor Wat. I dream of returning there one day, and I hope to do a complete Asia tour in the near future.  What I want to do is to … Continue reading

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Travel Tuesday: Temple of Saint Sava

Here’s today’s travel place, the Temple of Saint Sava in Belgrade, Serbia.  I see a trip to Eastern Europe in my future.   Enjoy The Church of Saint Sava (Serbian: Храм светог Саве/Hram svetog Save literal translation into English: “The Temple of Saint Sava”) is … Continue reading

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Travel Tuesday: Iximche

Here’s today’s Mayan temple, Iximche Iximcheʼ (/iʃimˈtʃeʔ/) (or Iximché using Spanish orthography) is a Pre-Columbian Mesoamerican archaeological site in the western highlands of Guatemala. Iximche was the capital of the Late Postclassic Kaqchikel Maya kingdom from 1470 until its abandonment in 1524. The architecture of the site included a number of pyramid-temples, palaces and two Mesoamerican … Continue reading

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Travel Tuesday: El Mirador

Ah here’s today’s place, El Mirador It doesn’t look like much, but I like it like that!  Reminds me so much of the “lost” temples in Cambodia. El Mirador is frequently referred to as the “lost city of the Maya” … Continue reading

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Tuesday Travel: Uaxactun

Ah, the final for this month, 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 … Continue reading

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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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