Izamal – Magic City in Yellow Colors

Izamal is one of 35 locations in Mexico, who received the title of a “Magic City” by the Secretary of Tourism in Mexico. These are mainly unknown towns, but also San Cristobal de las Casas in Chiapas is one of them. The small town of Izamal has 17000 inhabitants. It was built in colonial style … Continue reading Izamal – Magic City in Yellow Colors

Iceland – Hallgrimskirkja – Hallgrims Church – Iceland Tours

Iceland is better known for its natural beauty rather than for historical buildings. Nevertheless, I would like to point out in this article on a building that stands out due to its unique architecture. Normally, the travelers begin their Iceland tours in Reykjavik and end it there too. This fact offers the possibility to visit … Continue reading Iceland – Hallgrimskirkja – Hallgrims Church – Iceland Tours

Giant Maya Frieze found in Holmul – Guatemala

National Geographic announced the finding of a giant Maya frieze yesterday. The frieze, that is unique in size and quality was found in Holmul in Guatemala. Archaeologists estimate that the age of this artwork is about 1500 years old. – 2013-08-07 Holmul is a Maya site in the north east of Guatemala near the border … Continue reading Giant Maya Frieze found in Holmul – Guatemala

2000-Year Old Pyramid and 30 Pre-Hispanic Burials Discovered in Veracruz – Mexico

2000-Year Old Pyramid and 30 Burials discovered in Veracruz – Mexico – 2013/07/12 In the news: A 2000-year old pyramid and 30 burials were discovered in Jaltipan in Veracruz, Mexico. The pyramid has a height of 12 m, depth of 60 m and a width of 25 m. It is the first stone-building found in … Continue reading 2000-Year Old Pyramid and 30 Pre-Hispanic Burials Discovered in Veracruz – Mexico

4000 years old pyramid destroyed in Peru – pyramid destruction

In the news: I thought I should share this before I publish my next post: A second time within a short period a archaeological site in America was damaged. Some developers destroyed a more than 4000 years old pyramid of the El Paraiso site near Lima in Peru. They used heavy machines to break down … Continue reading 4000 years old pyramid destroyed in Peru – pyramid destruction