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Peering through the junglel to Tempo IV  

Peering through the junglel to Tempo IV

Tikal - ancient Mayan city

January 1st 2008
This is my next and final item on my list of "Top Things to Do in Guatemala if You're Visiting for a Short Time." (See Dec 24 entry for my list). Tikal is a national park and an ancient Mayan city with temples dating to 900 BC. That's BEFORE Christ. We're talking OLD. We had eagerly waited for the Gellerts and Carlos to visit so that we, too, could visit Tikal, as this is one of the more spe ... read more
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Guatemalan Flag The Maya civilization flourished in Guatemala and surrounding regions during the first millennium A.D. After almost three centuries as a Spanish colony, Guatemala won its independence in 1821. During the second half of the 20th century, it experience... ... read more
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