Moon Maya 2012: A Guide to Celebrations in Mexico, Guatemala, Belize and Honduras

Moon Maya 2012: A Guide to Celebrations in Mexico, Guatemala, Belize and Honduras

by Joshua Berman
     
 

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December 21, 2012 is an important date for the Maya; it marks the end of the Long Count, a 5,125-year cycle of the Maya calendar, and the world’s transition into a new era. Some believe this transition will be peaceful; others warn it will be nothing short of explosive. But there's one thing everyone can agree on: Traveling to the Mundo Maya in the year 2012… See more details below

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December 21, 2012 is an important date for the Maya; it marks the end of the Long Count, a 5,125-year cycle of the Maya calendar, and the world’s transition into a new era. Some believe this transition will be peaceful; others warn it will be nothing short of explosive. But there's one thing everyone can agree on: Traveling to the Mundo Maya in the year 2012 is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity—and it’s not to be missed.

Travelers to Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, and Honduras in 2012 can expect a yearlong celebration of Maya culture, past and present—and Moon Maya 2012 is the guide to the best of these celebrations. From Palenque and Tulum to Tikal and Uaxactún, from Caracol to Copán, Central America expert Joshua Berman details the top offerings of each destination: Maya-themed sporting events and reenactments, ceremonies, dances, festivals, important archaeological sites, and more. Packed with strategies for planning a 2012 trip, lists of the organizations and tourism boards offering the best packages and tours, and easy-to-read maps to help you navigate your way through them all, Moon Maya 2012 gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.

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"I don't even sneeze in Central America without asking Josh Berman how to hold my hanky. Simply put, he knows it all." —Andrew Zimmern, chef, author, and host of Travel Channel's "Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern"

"An essential guide for travel in the Maya world at a pivotal moment in time." —Dan Buettner, author of Blue Zones and Mayaquest expedition team leader

"A unique travel guide...fun and practical." —Rolf Potts, author of Vagabonding and Marco Polo Didn't Go There

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781612381190
Publisher:
Avalon Travel Publishing
Publication date:
10/11/2011
Series:
Moon Handbooks Travel Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.52(w) x 7.54(h) x 0.36(d)

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