The Ancient Maya – Sharer & Traxler – 6th Edition – Stanford University Press – 2006

This article about the book The Ancient Maya by Robert J. Sharer and Loa P. Traxler, is the first one of a series of articles about Maya books that I plan to publish during the next months. Obviously, with 931 pages and a shipping weight of 3.5 pound, this is not the book you easily … Continue reading The Ancient Maya – Sharer & Traxler – 6th Edition – Stanford University Press – 2006

The Maya Sites – Hidden Treasures of the Rain Forest

What I missed in all my travels through the world of the Maya, was a book that concisely explained where the interesting Mayan ruins are located, how to get there, a short guide which otherwise was limited to the description of the Maya sites and lacked the overload of restaurant and hotel descriptions. Because something … Continue reading The Maya Sites – Hidden Treasures of the Rain Forest

The Top 100 Travel Quotes – Inspirational Travel Quotes and Proverbs

Here you find more than 100 rare and famous travel quotes and sayings for your inspiration.  In addition, a list with the top 100 travel quotes in German language can be found here at >>> Das beste Buch der Welt ————————— Travel Quotes The most dangerous worldview is the worldview of those who have not … Continue reading The Top 100 Travel Quotes – Inspirational Travel Quotes and Proverbs

Getting around Chiapas – Palenque, Bonampak, Yaxchilan

The Exotic Route – Gulf Coast and Chiapas I call this second part of the travel “the exotic route” because from here on we are leaving the main tourist areas. Except of Edzna, our first destination, most sites were founded during the pre-classic area of the ancient Maya civilization. The age of the buildings that … Continue reading Getting around Chiapas – Palenque, Bonampak, Yaxchilan

Getting Around Peten – Guatemala – Visit All Famous Maya Ruins

The third and last chapter of this article will guide you deep in the pre-classic period of the Mayan history. We leave Mexico now and cross the border to Guatemala. In the second chapter we watched the Maya sites in Chiapas. The last station was Palenque. And here in Palenque I begin. Flores and the … Continue reading Getting Around Peten – Guatemala – Visit All Famous Maya Ruins

The Maya Sites Hidden Treasures of the Rain Forest – A Travel guide to the most important Maya sites on the Yucatán Peninsula in México and Guatmala