Climbing the Leaning Tower of Pisa is easy to do and can be done in 30 minutes. Visitors are treated to beautiful views of the Cathedral and countryside.
unesco world heritage site
You can spend one day in Milan, Italy and see the most important sites, including the Cathedral (Duomo), Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and Sforza Castle.
Mexico’s 5,280 square kilometer Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve is located south of Tulum, and was once home to part of the Maya civilization.
ixty two kilometers south of Merida is the Pre-Hispanic Town of Uxmal. According to UNESCO: The Mayan town of Uxmal, in Yucatán, was founded c. A.D. 700 and had some 25,000 inhabitants. The layout of the buildings, which date from between 700 and 1000, reveals a knowledge of astronomy. The Pyramid of the Soothsayer, as […]
The Pre-Hispanic City and National Park of Palenque is a UNESCO World Heritage site located in southern Mexico, which peaked in the 7th century AD.
The 2,000-year old Pre-Hispanic city of Teotihuacan is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located 30 miles outside of Mexico City.
Dave takes us along on his walking tour of Mexico City’s historic center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, featuring the largest church in the Americas.
he streets of Aguas Calientes were dark and empty at 4:20 AM, when I met up with the others from the Salkantay Trek. Together, we began the 20-minute walk down the road to the main entrance of Machu Picchu. We arrived at 4:45 AM, just as the entrance was opened. This is the same entrance […]
overing some 20 square kilometers of desert between Trujillo and the the Pacific Ocean, the adobe city of Chan Chan was constructed by the Chimor civilization starting around 850 AD. This was about the same time the Moche civilization, which created Huaca de la Luna and Huaca del Sol, went into decline. Chan Chan was […]
spent two weeks in Cuenca, but it could’ve just as easily been two months. The center of Ecuador’s third largest city, listed a UNESCO World Heritage Site, feels small and safe like a pueblo, yet offers a much wider variety of dining and nightlife options. Architecturally, it looks like Cartagena was transplanted into the mountains. […]