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Machu Picchu Must-See

By |2019-05-28T09:16:22-05:00October 8th, 2017|Categories: Must-See, South America|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Machu Picchu Must-See.  High on so many travelers bucket list is Machu Picchu, and rightly so; it is truly magnificent.  This Inca Empire landmark rests comfortably on a mountain ridge at 2,430 meters (7,970 feet) and is a UNESCO World Heritage site as well as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. The Incas constructed [...]

Luang Prabang From Above

By |2019-06-17T10:38:52-05:00June 13th, 2017|Categories: Asia, Must-See|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Luang Prabang From Above. Luang Prabang rests at the confluence of the Mekong River and Nam Khan River. Luang Prabang gained prominence in the 14th century as part of the first Lao Kingdom. The French extended their influence to Laos in the 19th century to protect against the marauding Chinese. Today, the French presence is easily [...]

Roman Ruins In Algeria – The Great, The Good, The Subpar

By |2019-05-28T09:51:24-05:00May 25th, 2017|Categories: Africa, Must-See|Tags: , , , , , , |

Roman Ruins In Algeria - The Great, The Good, The Subpar.  When you think of Algeria, visions of Roman ruins might not be the first thing that pops into your mind.  But you might be surprised, northern part of Algeria that traces the Mediterranean is dotted with Roman ruins.  Across the coast visitors can find a number [...]

Copan – Must-Visit

By |2019-05-28T10:17:54-05:00January 14th, 2017|Categories: Central America, Must-See|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Copan - Must-Visit.  Located near the Guatemala border in Honduras lies the ancient Mayan civilization of Copan. It was discovered in 1570 by Spaniard Diego García de Palacio. American and British explorers, John Lloyd Stephens and Frederick Catherwood visited Copán with multiple other Mayan cites in Central America and published a best seller on their visit. A brief history, [...]

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