Are you dreaming about traveling to Mexico? To discover the history of the Maya, Aztecs and other ancient civilizations? Mexico is famous for its impressive temples and pyramids, each of them located in a different part of the country: In the jungle, the savanna, on a hilltop, in the rainforest and at the beach. Nowadays you can visit these archaeological places, stroll through the ancient cities, climb temples, observe glyphs and learn about the fascinating history. Discover the best ruins to visit, including tips for the famous Yucatan Maya ruins in Mexico in the next article.
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.
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Discover the Yaxchilan ruins – the remote Maya site in Mexico!
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.
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Quiriguá Guatemala | Discover the beautiful Maya stelae and ruins!
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!
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Monte Albán | the famous ruins near Oaxaca Mexico!
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.