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Travel Tuesday: Sri Ranganathaswamy

Pretty, isn’t it? It’s Sri Ranganathaswamy. The Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple or Thiruvarangam is a Hindu temple dedicated to Ranganatha, a reclining form of the Hindu deity Maha Vishnu, located in Srirangam, Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu, India. Constructed in the Dravidian Architecture, … Continue reading

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Travel Tuesday: Temple of Christ the Savior

Here’s today’s travel pic, The Temple of Christ the Savior in Moscow, Russia. Not sure if I’ll ever make it to Russia, we’ll see. The Cathedral of Christ the Savior (Russian: Храм Христа Спасителя, Khram Khrista Spasitelya) is a Russian Orthodox cathedral in Moscow, Russia, on the northern bank … Continue reading

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Travel Tuesday: Caracol

Ahh, Belize and more Mayan ruins.  Here’s today’s Caracol. Siting high on the Vaca Plateau, 500 meters (1650 ft) above sea level, Caracol is the largest Maya site in Belize. It was once one of the largest ancient Maya cities, covering … Continue reading

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Travel Tuesday: Lamanai

Here’s today’s travel place, Lamanai. Located in northern Belize, Lamanai was once a considerably sized Maya city. The ancient ruins are not completely uncovered yet. Archaeological work has concentrated on the investigation and restoration of the larger structures such as … Continue reading

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Tuesday Travel: Tikal

Ahh… the topping, Tikal! Located in the tropical rainforest of the Petén province, Tikal is the most famous of Guatemala’s Mayan ruins, and therefore the most visited. The site is awesome, with stunning temples and palaces as well as ceremonial … 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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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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