Tuesday, November 12, 2019

El Mirador – ancient Maya metropolis

The thick forest cover in the heart of the ancient land of Maya could not cover these giant buildings - even thousands of years...

Joya de Cerén (Joya de Ceren)

Many centuries ago the Mayan village, now called Joya de Ceren, experienced sudden disaster - the eruption of nearby Loma volcano covered the village...

Cusco historic center

The former capital of Inca Empire - Cusco - is a living example of urban design created by a New World civilization. Spaniards have...

Colonia del Sacramento Old Town

The oldest town of Uruguay - Colonia del Sacramento - today is a silent and romantic retreat for tourists. Few centuries ago it was...

Persepolis

If one compares Persepolis to the marvels of modern architecture it becomes clear: not that much has been achieved over the last 2500 years....

Ostuni – the White City

When approaching from the Adriatic Sea, Ostuni looks like a mountain of white houses rising from the green olive plantations. This ancient town is...

Valparaiso historic centre

Valparaíso is a city with its own style. Incredibly steep streets on the hillsides are lined with buildings in gaudy colors and in many...

Ancient cities and towns

Outstanding ancient cities and towns around the world Here are selected more than 60 exciting ancient cities and towns of the the world. These cities...

Abandoned cities and towns

Outstanding abandoned cities and towns around the world Here are selected some of the most impressive and interesting abandoned cities and towns of the the...

Cities and towns

Outstanding cities and towns around the world Here are selected more than 60 most impressive and interesting cities and towns in the world. These cities...