The colorful, Maya San Francisco de Asis Festival in Guatemala is held over a period of days in early October.
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Living on mountains amid the clouds, the Chachapoyas were known as the cloud people. And at the center of their world, the mighty ruins of Kuelap.
Touring San Pedro Prison in La Paz is to enter a brutal, surreal circus - where prisoners run the complex and violence is rife, yet families also live inside.
SUBSCRIBER ONLY POST. Crazy travel story about love and tequila amid the ancient Sun + Moon Pyramids of Teotihuacan in Mexico.
On my birthday, I go to the village of Santiago Atitlan to pay homage to Maximon - a Maya god that smokes + drinks.
The volcano hike through rainforest to Laguna Chicabal takes about 2 hours. But don't expect any swimming as the lake is sacred; the center of the Mam Maya cosmos.
A gigantic, stone face is half-buried at the ancient Pipil site of El Baul. Today, it's lost amid sugarcane plantations.
Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Cobre is Cuba’s most-sacred site, a place of miracles attributed to the "Black Virgin".
Adventures of trekking with a mule to the ruins of the last Inca Kingdom of Vilcabamba in the Espiritu Pampa of Peru.