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Exploring the Chiapas

Just southwest of Mexico before I get into the beautiful Yucatan Peninsula is the Chiapas valley. An area certainly worth visiting, with it’s colonial feel and rustic culture. 737 more words


The Mayans - an incomplete history

I’ve been dreading trying to write this blog for a while. We thought we’d do one blog of all the Mayan sites we’ve visited in Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras – but turns out that it’s not just Mayans – but Olmecs, Toltecs, Aztecs and others. 1,748 more words

Astronavi sulla preistoria

Questo immaginifico titolo di un famoso libro di Peter Kolosimo esprime bene cos’è l’Archeologia Misteriosa, o Fanta-archeologia, o Archeologia Spaziale.

Tra gli anni Settanta e Ottanta c’è stato un vero proliferare di libri il cui scopo dichiarato era dimostrare che le antiche civiltà erano state infuenzate dagli extraterrestri, i quali avevano anche fondato Atlantide e Mu. 444 more words

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The rainy mornings and the sunny afternoons of Palenque

I just started the 5 hours bus ride from Palenque to San Cristobal de las Casas. The landscape is just breath-taking, definitely more than 50 shades of green offered by the dense vegetation that ends at the horizon where it meets the bright blue sky ornamented with some little clouds here and there. 293 more words



The novel I’m working on is about an itinerant Maya storyteller who, having been cast out from his home, is on a quest to find his rightful place in the world. 892 more words

My my - Mayan ruins galore!

We thought we’d seen some pretty speccy ruins at Tulum (and you can’t beat Tulum for its beach setting) but the archaeological sites of Palenque, Mexico and Tikal, Guatemala were just amazing! 965 more words


Palenque, Mexico

“I have found that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate people than to travel with them.” Mark Twain… 369 more words