Archaeology

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Tapati Festival on Easter Island
Easter Island is full of mystery.  Visit during the first two weeks of February and you will be even more intrigued! During the Tapati Festival, the entire island comes together in song and …
Peru tours, Machu Picchu Tours
Our Peru tour started with a full free day in Lima. The first destination was the Larco Herrera Museum, of which we had heard many positive reviews from other travelers. Upon arriving, we found a …
The central acropolis of the Maya ruin site Tikal
Explore the ancient city of Tikal during a Guatemala tour Hidden within Guatemala's El Peten jungle is Tikal, the largest ruined city of the Maya Classic Period. The site encompasses at least …
Beautiful landscape of Chile\s Easter Island
PBS's NOVA to feature "The Mystery of Easter Island" on Nov. 7, 2012 at 9:00 PM. I'll be watching! A tiny pinprick in the great Pacific, Easter Island is actually a mound of consolidated lava and …
Visitors exploring the Moai statues of Easter Island
Exploring Chile's fantastic and fascinating Moai on an Easter Island tour The Chile Tourism Board is doing a big promotion of Chile's island escapes in the October issue of Outside Magazine. They …
Palenque
Mexico's Palenque ruins - a beautiful ancient city to explore during your Mexico vacation Throughout Mexico, there are stunning reminders of the grand civilizations that one dominated the region …
Crossing the Roaring River on the way to the ATM cave entrance
Traveler and guide cross a river while hiking to Actun Tunichil Muknal   Ancient Maya pottery in the Actun Tunichil cave   One of nature's incredible formations in the ATM …
A zodiac excursion on the "Historic Huts and Heroes" cruise. Iíll admit Iíve occasionally been skeptical of the idea of expedition cruising. Sure, youíre traveling to Antarctica or the depths of …

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