The Mayan Ruins, Palenque – Quite possibly the best ruins Mexico has to offer!

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What?  Better than Chichen Itza?  Better than Uxmal?  Better than Tulum?  I can hear the jostling of “Mayan Ruin Buffs” everywhere… sighing.   The Mayan Ruins at Palenque are some of the best ruins, Mexico has to offer! The forest around the ruins are spectacular, the campgrounds nearby are great, the food in Chiapas is amazing […]

The Sacred Valley and Ollantaytambo – The Real Peru

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The Sacred Valley and Ollantaytambo were suggested to us by a guy we met in Arequipa.  We had never heard of Ollantaytambo (O-yahn-tay-tom-bow) and can barely say it at times.  However, after spending some time in Cusco we were ready to get out of the town of tourism, hawkers and inflated prices to a place […]

Cusco, Peru – Gateway to Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley

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Cusco, Peru – Gateway to Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley and a city in the Peruvian Andes, was once the capital of the Inca Empire and is known for its archaeological remains, Spanish colonial architecture, and touristic megaplex founded in the 11oos.  The Plaza de Armas (yes every town in Peru has one) in […]

How to Tour Angkor Wat - A One Day Tour In The Pride of Cambodia

How to Tour Angkor Wat – A One Day Tour In The Pride of Cambodia

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We went to Angkor Wat today. The national pride of Cambodia, UNESCO World Heritage Site, and world’s largest religious site.  It can be seen on everything from their national beer to many of the company’s logos throughout Cambodia. Located near Siem Reap, The area is a flat forested architectural wonderland where the red clay earth, […]

Exploring Tikal - Ruins Of The Ancient Mayan City And Guatemala's Pride And Joy

Exploring Tikal – Ruins Of The Ancient Mayan City And Guatemala’s Pride And Joy

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Tikal National Park is to Guatemala what Angkor Wat is to Cambodia or the Taj Mahal is to India. The Guatemalan people are very proud of the history and culture the Tikal Ruins represent. And rightly so considering it was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979. We were excited to be able to explore […]