Palenque: Secret City of the Maya By Richard Arghiris Dense, exuberant rainforest shrouds this immense Mayan metropolis, abandoned for unknown reasons over a millennia ago. A sense of the lost, grandiose world of the Maya lingers in this city’s ruined plazas. At its height, Palenque would have supported hundreds of thousands of inhabitants. Slaves, artists, […]
History is a part of every trip, whether it’s recent or ancient history. Here we include stories where the authors experienced historical travel.
Ephesus & Gokova, Two of the Most Fantastic Places in Turkey By Jessica P. Hayden It was a hot day and we took a lot of breaks in the shade as we walked through the Roman ruins at Ephesus. My husband and I waded through the throng of tourists gawking at the century old ruins. […]