James Blake Wiener
published on 09 February 2012
In this fun and engaging article, freelance writer Elisabeth Eaves journeys into the Yucatan peninsula's remotest region in order to visit the mysterious Mayan city of Calakmul. Flourishing around the year c. 600 CE, Calakmul was a wealthy and influential city, rivaling the fêted city of Tikal for power and prestige. Three times as large as the better-known Chichen Itza, Calakmul is the remotest of all Mayan cities and was only discovered in 1931. Please click here to read this article from GO Magazine (the inflight magazine of AirTran).
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