Tag Archives: Maya

Santa Ana, (El Salvador)

“Sihuatehuacán: Place of Priestesses”, “La Grande”, “Third largest city in El Salvador” The third largest city in El Salvador, and without any doubt the most beautiful in the entire country that we visited, for the amount of well preserved colonial architecture … Continue reading

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Joya de Ceren, San Andres and Tazumal (El Salvador)

“Pompeii of the Americas”, “The best preserved indigo factory from the Maya world” Continuing our tour in El Salvador, we spared today for doing what is known as the Maya Route. Although within the country there are many hundreds of known … Continue reading

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Copan Ruinas, (Honduras)

“Oxwitik”, “Three Witik”, “One of the four Maya capitals” At one of the highlights on this Central America trip without any doubt! The ancient Maya city of Copan in Honduras, which in fact was one of the four capitals of this … Continue reading

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Guatemala City, (Guatemala)

“La Nueva Guatemala de la Asunción”, “Tú eres la ciudad: You are the city”, “Guate” Heading south to the capital of Guatemala at just one hour flight from Flores, where we got to enjoy the roots of the Maya civilization … Continue reading

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Tikal, (Guatemala)

“Yax Mutal: First Mutal”, “Ti ak’al”, “The Most Powerful of the Maya Kingdoms” At the very heart of the Maya civilization we reach the most important of the ancient capitals they had (there were 4 of them). The most powerful of … Continue reading

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Uxmal, (Mexico)

“Óoxmáal”, “Oxmal: Three Times Built”, “Uchmal: What is to Come, the Future” Another day and another Maya city. The 4th pre-Columbian archaeological site we visit in our trip, sadly meaning only one more left to go. This is quite different to … Continue reading

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Chichen Itza, (Mexico)

“Chi’ch’èen Ìitsha”, “At the Mouth of the Well of the Itza” This is the third pre-Columbian archaeological site we visit on our tour, and one of the finest of the Maya civilization, for the size, history and how well preserved it’s been … Continue reading

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