After twelve years, I finally returned to the holiday destination of my childhood: Greece. The first three days, I spent on a (very popular) island that I have not visited so far: Santorini. Continue reading Santorini – a must-see (by popular vote)!
Again, I was exploring some canyons ̵ at least in a broader sense: The focus were the cliff dwellings along the canyons of Mesa Verde. Continue reading Living at the edge of the green table
Three weeks after my return from my two-months-long trip through Central America, I would like to look back on the highlights of my trip. Continue reading The highlights of eight weeks in Central America
The last four days I spent in Santa Ana. From there, I went on several day trips on which I got to know the El Salvador more or less as I was expecting it. Continue reading El Salvador at its best
From Semuc Champey I went to Cobán, and from there to Copán (Ruinas) in Honduras. There, I visited some more ruins which were again different from the ones I visited so far. Continue reading From Cobán to Copán
On my first full day in Guatemala I already had my first highlight: a visit to Tikal. Continue reading Indiana Jones and the Temple of Star Wars
My last stop in Belize, in the town of San Ignacio, was dedicated to the Mayans again: Today, I visited the ruins of Xunantunich. The day before, I went on a caving tour to Actun Tunuchil Muknal to see the Mayan artifacts there. Continue reading Mayan traces above and below ground
I spent less time in Tulum than originally planned – it was just too cold for relaxing on the beach. Continue reading The best from three worlds
People tend to argue about Chichén Itzá: Either they think you should skip it because of the huge crowds, or they think that the crowds are there for a reason, and you must not miss it. I can undetstand both sides a bit Continue reading Chichén Itzá, or: Welcome to Maya World!
The ruins of Uxmal are a typical example of the Puuc style, and are very impressive indeed. Continue reading The Ruins of Uxmal