As many people in the western world pay closer attention to what goes into their bodies, labels, nutrition facts, and wave
Merida is known for its street festivals. Maya astronomers watched the heavens from an observatory at Chichen Itza. Your
All photos except Cancun by Bob Schulman. Cancun image courtesy of the Cancun CVB. Sunset at Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo. Mexico's
New analysis shows the controversial Grolier Codex is no forgery.
The people of Guatemala are seeking justice. In the face of corruption, power, and violence they are demanding to be heard. We in the United States have a role in their struggle. We must say to our own government, "Not in my name."
Deep in the jungles of contemporary Quintana Roo, the Maya still live in small communities, often only speaking Maya, and practicing some of the ancient rituals that Xcaret preserves.
You've probably never thought about going to Guatemala, so it will come as a surprise to be told that in a few years it is going to one of the world's hot destinations (that is, for anyone bored by lying on beaches, eating at restaurants, and shopping at malls that can just as easily be found at home).
The research on the lagoon was presented on Dec. 16 at the American Geophysical Union's 2014 Fall Meeting in San Francisco
A few days after she passed, I had a dream of a woman, with silver hair, dancing with extreme joy in a white cotton dress. Maybe it was Maya talking to all of us. I can imagine it is her, dancing with the angels and saying to us that we are all connected.
In celebration of this anniversary, London's famous Globe theater company has launched an ambitious plan to perform Shakespeare's perhaps most famous play, Hamlet, in 205 countries over the next two years.
I happened to run into a woman from the United States who had arrived in town late the previous evening. She introduced herself, and I observed that she was immensely enjoying the breeze, the view of the mountains, and the symphony of tropical birds. It was one of those many perfect mornings here in Copán.
I sensed Copán was a special place almost from the moment I arrived on the bus and started walking down one of the cobblestone streets leading to its central park. There was just something "other worldly" about it.
In her new book, Carol Off, a Canadian journalist, successfully unwraps the dark history of chocolate.
"The Maya paid close attention to time and calendars," Pugh said. "After a certain cycle of time they would move the ruling
Tough and tiny zircon crystals have helped researchers rule out an enormous volcanic blast as the source of ash used to make
For the crested, wrinkled amphibians lazing unmolested in the tropical sun, the billboards could mean only one thing: There goes the neighborhood. A virtual biosphere sacrificed for another cheap show to siphon tourists' dollars.