La Ruta Maya - Yucatan & Guatemala & Belize

La Ruta Maya - Yucatan & Guatemala & Belize

La Ruta Maya was once was the centre of the great Mayan culture, whose history dates back some 4000 years. The region covers Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsular (South Eastern tip of Mexico), Belize and Guatemala.
The Maya were one of the western hemisphere’s greatest but least known civilizations, and the sites of their impressive stone pyramids, temples and buildings are set against a backdrop of tropical jungles and stunning beaches. These days the history of the region is represented with six million Mayan Indians, still populating their ancestral lands.

 

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