About – Amazing Temples and Pyramids

Hello dear visitor!

This Website was created by me, Christian Schoen. I love to travel, take photos of ancient sites and write about the things I see.

I am the author of “The Maya Sites – Hidden Treasures of the Rain Forest” a small travel guide that is very helpful in case you are planning a trip to the Yucatán peninsula and want to focus on the many amazing  cities of the ancient Mayan civilization.

You can get the book right here:

Amazon US!

Amazon UK!

Barnes & Noble


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Anderson’s Bookshop

My focus is on historical sites of the ancient Maya that are of interest to travelers and tourists.

The majority of the photographs on my website have been taken by me. If this is not the case, you can find a statement below the photo indicating the source.

If you wish to get in touch with me, please follow the contact information provided below.

Facebook Personal Page: Christian Schoen
Facebook Book Page: The Maya Sites – Hidden Treasures of the Rain Forest
Facebook Blog Page: Amazing Temples

Twitter: Christian Schoen
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If you are looking for my book, you can find it on Amazon, using this link:
The Maya Sites – Hidden Treasures of the Rain Forest

Email: crischo(-a-)goldpilz.de (please replace  (-a-)  with  @  )

5 Responses

  1. Lovely blog, Christian! A very interesting idea! Thanks for connecting with us on Twitter! Keep up the great work and travel safe!

  2. I’m happy to find a real story hunter!

  3. Chuck Mire says:

    I was interested in how to calculate 18,980 days for the Calendar Round. I found the answer here:


    “Since 260 and 365 have a least common denominator of 5, it will take 18,980 days (260 x 365/5), approximately 52 years, before a specific date in the Calendar Round recurs.”

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