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El Tablon

By | September 16th, 2016|Categories: Colombia|Tags: , , , , |

It started to rain soon as we reached the van after visiting the Segovia and El Duende sites in Tierradientro and it rained all night and most of the next day’s morning. The rain tapered [...]

Segovia and El Duende

By | September 15th, 2016|Categories: Colombia|Tags: , , , , , , |

The series of unsolved mysteries of San Agustin continued in Tierradentro. The entry fee is he same 20,000 COP pp and is good for two-three days. There are several archaeological sites stretched out along a [...]

Alto de las Piedras

By | September 12th, 2016|Categories: Colombia, travel|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Three is the number when it comes to archaeological sites visited around San Agustin and Ismos. The third site, Alto de las Piedras is basically a small site with eight outdoor exhibits only, but still [...]

San Agustin

By | September 10th, 2016|Categories: Colombia, travel|Tags: , , , |

'No clue' is the answer mainly when you ask why, when, how about the megalithic sculptures scattered through 50 square kilometres. Basically is a walk trough an ancient cemetery. It's considered the world's largest necropolis [...]

Tikal

By | January 8th, 2015|Categories: Guatemala, travel|Tags: , , , , |

Tikal is one of the major Mayan archaeological sites and was not disappointing at all even after we have seen 20+ sites in Mexico already. When it comes to this Maya ruins most of the [...]

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Dzibanche and Kinichna

By | May 8th, 2014|Categories: Mexico|Tags: , , , , , |

Dzibanche and Kinichna are a bit off the beaten archaeological path, they are less crowded, but still have plenty to offer for those who just cannot get away from Mayan ruins. They are less visited, [...]

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Uxmal

By | April 24th, 2014|Categories: Mexico|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Uxmal is the second most visited Mayan site in the Yucatan and just as expensive as Chichen Itza at $ 200 per person, night shows used to be included in the price but now is [...]

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Tonina

By | April 17th, 2014|Categories: Mexico|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The drive from San Cristobal de las Casas to Tonina was the longest 105 kilometers so far, taking us a total of three hours to get there. The topsy curvy, up-and-down road was loaded with [...]

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