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Mexico has a lot to share to the world with its long, rich and colorful history where ancient Mexican civilizations merged with the Catholic European culture of Spain. After attaining its independence in the 19th century, Mexico set about building its own identity, a process that continues today. Her story is very well documented in some of the world’s finest museum located in its capital city, Mexico City.
Published by Eddie Go 51 months ago in Mexico | +0 votes | 0 comments
An archipelago comprising of 7,107 islands, the Philippines abounds of natural wonders ranging from lofty mountain peaks plummeting to the dark depths of subterranean worlds. It is also one of the most biologically diverse countries in the world with over 100 mammal species and 170 bird species unique only to the country. Enjoy a tour to some of the best nature's treasures of the Philippines.
Published by Eddie Go 61 months ago in Philippines | +13 votes | 7 comments
A group of similar-styled Maya sites located in the southern part of the Mexican state of Campeche is collectively known as the Rio Bec sites. Several are concealed by the jungle, but three of them, Xpuhil, Becan, and Chicanna, are quite accessible to visitors since they are situated very close to the main road.
Published by Eddie Go 63 months ago in Mexico | +13 votes | 2 comments
Being a former colony of Spain, Mexico has a population that is made up 80 percent Roman Catholics, making it the second largest community of Roman Catholics in the world after Brazil. Thus, Catholic cathedrals and churches have become an essential part in the everyday life of most Mexican people. Let's take a look at some of the grand and historic cathedrals of Mexico.
Published by Eddie Go 63 months ago in Mexico | +12 votes | 0 comments
In spite of the scarcity of water, the Puuc hills, which form a low ridge along the western part of the Yucatan Peninsula, provided the ancient Maya people with a strong strategic and defensive location, as well as rich soil for growing maize and other vegetables. A number of Maya settlements, all of which reached their heights from about sixth to ninth century AD, have been found in the area.
Published by Eddie Go 63 months ago in Mexico | +12 votes | 1 comments
Spectacularly located on a mountain approximately 1,315 feet above Oaxaca Valley in southeastern Mexico, Monte Alban was one of the greatest cities of the Zapotecs. In a feat of engineering, the site was literally carved out of the mountain top, which was totally leveled, allowing for the construction of the ceremonial site.
Published by Eddie Go 64 months ago in Mexico | +12 votes | 0 comments
Located in the Yucatan state of Mexico, the Maya city of Uxmal is one of the most elegant and beautiful representations of Puuc architectural style. Much of the city's history is still a mystery, but most of the structures date from the seventh to tenth centuries A.D. when Uxmal was the political capital of the region.
Published by Eddie Go 64 months ago in Mexico | +14 votes | 1 comments
The Mayan ruin of Palenque in Chiapas, Mexico is a prime example of what an archaeological site ought to be: mystifying, solemn, well-preserved, and striking in its enchanting jungle setting. The ancient city was first inhabited by the Maya people as early as the first century B.C., reaching its zenith between AD 600 and 800 when it served as a major political capital. After its decline in the early 10th century, the city was absorbed by the ever-invading jungle. Archaeological diggings have ...
Published by Eddie Go 64 months ago in Mexico | +9 votes | 1 comments
The most visited archaeological site in Mexico, Teotihuacan (Nahuatl for "place where men become gods") is certainly one of the most impressive cities of the ancient world. Established around 100 BC, this massive urban complex, which covers an area of 83 square kilometers, once supported a population of around 125,000 people, making it one of the largest and most populous cities in the New World. It governed local life for five centuries before being destroyed and abandoned in the mid-seventh ...
Published by Eddie Go 64 months ago in Mexico | +14 votes | 1 comments
Chichén Itzá baffles most archaeologists, despite being the best preserved Maya site in the Mexican state of Yucatán. The age of the original settlement in the older, southern section of the site is uncertain, but the northern part was constructed during the renaissance in the 11th century AD. In its prime as a religious, economic, and military center, which continued until the 13th century, Chichén Itzá had over 30,000 inhabitants.
Published by Eddie Go 64 months ago in Mexico | +12 votes | 0 comments
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