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Ancient ruins and lost cities that are now found.....makes me wish to be an archaeologist.
Edzna, Campeche, MexicoEdznaCampeche, MexicoMain Temple at Edzná Archeological Site, near Campeche, Mexico. Edzná was already inhabited in 400 BC, and it was abandoned c. 1500 AD, being...Tula, MexicoTulaMexicoThese fearsome 4.5 m-high stone warrior statues are found in the absorbing Tula archaelogical site, Tula was the probable capital of the ancient...Temple of the Inscriptions, Chiapas, MexicoTemple of the InscriptionsChiapas, MexicoThe Great Temple of Inscriptions in Palenque Archeological Park. This structure was specifically built as the funerary monument for K'inich Janaab'...Monte Alban, MexicoMonte AlbanMexicoMost popular archeological site in the state of Oaxaca, summer 2015.Kohunlich, Quintana Roo, MexicoKohunlichQuintana Roo, MexicoThis was one of the highlights of my visit to Quintana Roo. It is deep in the jungle near Belize and difficult to get to. As a result, it is not on...Tulum Archeological Site, Quintana Roo, MexicoTulum Archeological SiteQuintana Roo, MexicoTulum Mayan ruins.Zona Arqueológica de Uxmal, Uxmal, MexicoZona Arqueológica de UxmalUxmal, MexicoThe Pyramid of the Magician, soaring to 100 feet (30 m), is the tallest structure in Uxmal. According to legend, the pyramid was built in a single...Cobá, MexicoCobáMexicoCoba - one of The coolest Mayan sites ... My favorite part about this site is that you can ride a bike through the jungle from ruin to ruin and you...Palenque National Park, Chiapas, MexicoPalenque National ParkChiapas, MexicoPalenque, a Mayan ruins in the 7th century. The Temple of Inscription as shown in the picture is the bomb of the most famous ruler of Palenque,...Chichén Itzá, Yucatan, MexicoChichén ItzáYucatan, MexicoThe brilliant ruin of Chichen Itza is evidence of a dazzling ancient city that was once a center of the Mayan Empire in Central America.Chacchoben Mayan Ruins, Quintana Roo, MexicoChacchoben Mayan RuinsQuintana Roo, MexicoChacchoben Mayan Ruins are located just 50 minutes from Mahahual and only 7kms from the Cancun-Chetumal highway. These ceremonial ruins were...The National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City, MexicoThe National Museum of AnthropologyMexico City, MexicoLa Piedra del Sol en el Museo Nacional de Antropología, Ciudad de México www.cyclingelmundo.comArchaeological Site of Yaxchilán, Chiapas, MexicoArchaeological Site of YaxchilánChiapas, MexicoImagine yourself walking through the jungle, without a real sense of were you are and then stumbling into this on top of a hill. That's exactly...Chichén Itzá, Yucatan, MexicoChichén ItzáYucatan, MexicoChicken Itza Pyramid in Mexico. Left side is renovated. Right side is the real ruin. More photos here: http://bit.ly/1jlXMUB #Mexico...Palenque, Chiapas, MexicoPalenque, ChiapasMexicoPalenque was an important Mayan city state in Chiapas, southern Mexico, that flourished around the 7th Century AD. This place is well worth a visit...Zona Arqueologica de Teotihuacán, Mexico State, MexicoZona Arqueologica de TeotihuacánMexico State, MexicoTeotihuacán, as seen from the top of the Pyramid of the Moon.Chichén Itzá, Yucatan, MexicoChichén ItzáYucatan, MexicoAnother photo from the ruins if Chichen Itza on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula!! Try to get here in the spring or the fall, when the temperatures are...Chichén Itzá, Yucatan, MexicoChichén ItzáYucatan, MexicoFor history geeks like myself, the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza are a treasure trove.Tulum, MexicoTulumMexicoRuins at Tulum national park.Coba Ruinas, Coba, Quintana Roo, Tulum, MexicoCoba Ruinas, Coba, Quintana RooTulum, MexicoCobà is the large ruined city of the Precolumbia maya civilization. Nohoch Mul is the tallest Maya pyramid on the Yucatàn Peninsula.
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          1. > 1y
            Michelle this is a fantastic title for a list - very appropriate :)
          2. > 1y
            Thank you :)
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