Egypt is probably the only country in the world that everyone should see at least once in a lifetime. That's at least for two reasons: the pyramids, specifically the pyramids of Giza, the only survivor of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and the Nile, the place where one of the first civilizations of the world has developed. In 430Ihr Herodotus was overwhelmed with fear and awe seeing the magnificent monuments in Egypt, the majority of them being more than 2500 years old. Most of the...
|Chichén Itzá in Mexico
A large pre-Columbian archaeological site built by the Maya civilization, Chichen Itza is located in the north-center of the Yucatan peninsula, in Yucatan State, Mexico. At the end of the nineteenth century archaeologist Edward Herbert Thompson discovered in northern Mexican Yucatan Peninsula, a ruined town covered with vegetation. Chichen Itza is the name of pre-Columbian settlement, meaning "wells in Itza 'Maya language. The ruins found in Yucatan were exposed stepped pyramid built by ...
|Machu Picchu in Peru
The most famous of all the ruins, seems to be suspended between two mountains and is often lost in the fog. It can be seen below the Urubamba Valley and is an enchanting place, especially since the Incas had not heard of the "wheel" when they built it. Machu Picchu was built in the mid-fifteenth century, but since its existence was not recorded by the Spanish conquerors, who occupied the place in 1530, nobody knows really what was the purpose of its construction. Many of the ruins include ceremonial features, so it could possibly h...