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The sun has decided to take a vacation.
He’s left us and gone down to Mexico
for a week or two. Right now I think… 219 more words



Oaxaca de Juárez and Puerto Escondido, Mexico

Music rings from every street corner. The streets and plazas are alive with conversation and activity. Colour adorns every building, whether by paint or by nearby blooming trees or by street art. 1,927 more words


Archaeological Error and the Extreme Antiquity of Civilization.

Almost two weeks ago I was interviewed by a radio talk show.  They wanted to know why my research conclusions are correct and main line scientific work is dubious.  616 more words

Ancient Civilization

Mexico Trip Report Part 2: Monte Albán

What’s there to say about Monte Albán? It is a site of ancient Zapotec ruins and no one know why it was abandoned for sure. Judging by all the sacrificial alters and death games played in the ball courts, my guess is that they ran out of people to offer up during rituals. 209 more words


USA & Mexico Part 2

Mexico trip was a blast; I loved the places we visited and while I almost never had a bad group on my organised trips, our group in Mexico was probably the most fun one and just a great bunch of people. 482 more words


Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico, Art of the Oaxaca region-Monte Albán

  1. Monte Albán

Besides the Central Mexican plateau, another area that occupies an important place within the rich Mesoamerican archaeological complex is the Oaxaca region, which from the last centuries before the present era (during the Upper Pre-Classic period) constituted a vigorous cultural center with marked… 1,329 more words

Pre-Columbian Art

Sun and Moon 9

Sun and Moon 9

Old Woman walks within a cloister of stars
the heavens arched above her like a peacock’s tail

she chants the garland of her rosary… 72 more words