Tikal is one of Guatemala’s most visited destinations. Due to its mysterious atmosphere and amazing location in the dense jungle, it is one of the most impressive archaeological Maya sites. A visit to Tikal National Park is an unforgettable experience where you will learn more about the fascinating Maya history and enjoy the beautiful jungle environment around you with countless monkeys, coatis, butterflies and species of birds. Read more about a trip to Tikal, including the highlights, lots of useful tips for a day tour, how to visit and where to stay.
Are you dreaming about traveling to Mexico? To discover the history of the Maya, Aztecs and other ancient civilizations? Mexico is famous for its ancient temples and pyramids, each of them located in a different part of the country. This is a list with the best ruins you want to visit during your trip through Mexico.
Most people know about the Incas and the Maya, but what about the mysterious Tiwanaku culture? Where the Maya and Incas only ruled for a couple of 100 years, the Tiwanaku empire existed for more than 3000 years. In this article I am taking you on a journey to the former capital of this empire: Tiwanaku, located in Bolivia.
- Archaeological SitesArt and CultureMexicoMonte Albán
Lots of people have heard about the Maya and the Aztecs. But there are many more ancient civilizations in Mexico, such as the Mixtecs and the Zapotecs. One of their most important cities used to be Monte Albán. Nowadays it’s a beautiful and an interesting archaeological site. In this article I’m taking you on an journey to this former city and of the Zapotecs.
- Archaeological SitesArt and CultureColombiaSan AgustínSouth America
Thousands of years ago, the southern part of Colombia was home to a mysterious civilization. This civilization built several burial mounds in which they placed beautiful statues. In this article I’m taking you on a journey to the mysterious statues and tombs of San Agustín in Colombia
Are you interested in history and archaeological sites? Without too many other visitors around? Then you definitely should check out the Khmer ruins in Laos. In this article I’m telling you more about this beautiful and still unknown temple complex.
- Archaeological SitesArt and CultureMexicoYaxchilán
The Yaxchilán ruins are located on the border of Mexico and Guatemala, deep in the Lacandon jungle. It is the most remote Maya complex of the country, due to its difficult accessibility. The site can only be reached by boat. A beautiful 45-minute trip along the Usumacinta River will take you from the town of Corozal, to the starting point of your walk around the Yaxchilan Mexico ruins. A visit is a special experience. In this article I’m telling you everything you need to know about this beautiful archaeological site.
- Archaeological SitesArt and CultureCentral AmericaGuatemalaQuiriguá
Most travelers visit the fascinating ancient city of the Maya’s, Tikal, during their trip through Guatemala. But Guatemala has more archaeological sites, which are less frequently visited. Such as Quiriguá! In this article I’m guiding you through the beautiful Maya stèles of Quiriguá in Guatemala!
- Archaeological SitesArt and CultureCentral AmericaCopánHonduras
The mysterious Mayan ruins of Copán, are located near the Guatemalan border, in the west of Honduras. Copán used to be one of the most important cities of the ancient Mayan empire. The setting, the piece and the amazing sculptures make this archaeological site a unique place. In this article I’m taking you to the ancient city of the Maya’s: Copán in Honduras.