Mundo Maya Blog
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Travelers to Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, and Honduras in 2012 can expect a yearlong celebration of Maya culture, past and present—and Moon Maya 2012 author Joshua Berman is blogging about all of it.
- Maya 2012: A Round-up of Celebrations in Mexico, Guatemala, Belize & Honduras
- Reporting for National Geographic on Maya winter solstice in Belize
- Maya calendar cycle celebrated throughout Central America
- Feliz B'aktun! The New Dawn is Here: The First Sunrise in Caracol, Belize
- Maya Calendar 101: What Does “December 21, 2012” Really Mean?
- Gifts for Mayaphiles
- Books on the Maya: Suggested Reading for 2012
- Izapa Sunrise Story by Mary Jo McConahay
- Tranquilo Radio Tour 2012: Seven hours straight of talking about travel
- Tune in this Wednesday! Maya 2012 author Josh Berman on a radio show near you!
- End Maya-Aztec calendar confusion now!
- Q&A with Maya Experts on Satellite Imagery of Archaeological Sites
- Maya response to 'doomsday' 2012 stories
- Only a couple of rooms left for "The Great Return: Copan 2012" tour of a lifetime!
- 5 Questions about Traveling in the Mundo Maya for Rafael Garcia
My story on Mexico's Mundo Maya in this month's National Geographic Traveler
It may be the end of one calendar era, but the people are still hungry. Tabasco has served as a crossroads for cultures and cuisine ever since the Olmec civilization advanced astronomy, calendar keeping, and other scientific activities that paved the way for the Maya reign.
You can have your history and your almuerzo (lunch), too, at the Carlos Pellicer Cámara Regional Anthropology Museum in Villahermosa, Tabasco’s largest city...
The August/September edition of National Geographic Traveler is on stands now, featuring a 10-page spread entitled, "THE YEAR OF THE MAYA," starting on p.79. I coauthored the story with the Digital Nomad himself, Andrew Evans. In honor of "Food Friday," Nat-Geo posted an excerpt, "Tabasco in the Age of Maya" by Joshua Berman & Andrew Evans, on their Intelligent Travel blog.
In other news, the autumnal equinox if fast approaching, followed in three short months by December 21... Buy a guidebook to the Maya region in 2012, and start planning your trip to the Maya region now. Let me know in the comments if you have any questions about your trip.