Did you know…

Posted on April 24, 2009

Do you know that from the Ancient World, all great civilizations flourished in the template part of the planet north from the Tropic of Cancer with 2 exceptions:  The Maya in the Middle of the Americas and the Angkor in South East Asia?

The only 2 great civilizations from the Ancient World that boom in the Tropics.  Both located at 15 degrees North from Equator.  The heart of the Maya, 90 degrees west from Greenwich.  The Angkor, 100 degrees east from Greenwich.  Both reached an impressive level of development that collapsed and its remains where claimed back by the rainforest and rediscovered centuries later.

Both regions are now divided in several countries that got involved in political struggles during the second half of the 20th Century.  Both regions are now important destinations for the travelers interested in learning from this shared past.

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