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Tikal is one of the largest archaeological sites and urban centres of the pre-Columbian Maya civilization. It is located in the archaeological region of the Petén Basin in what is now northern Guatemala. Situated in the department of El Petén, the site is part of Guatemala's Tikal National Park and in 1979 it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. -Wiki

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Credit: Quasebart The ancient Mayan city of Tikal, located in present-day Guatemala, has structures that date as far back as 400 BCE, though most of the structures were built in the Late Classic Period (600 - 900 CE). One of the largest urban centers of the pre-Colombian Mayan civilization, the city was at its peak at around 700 CE. Tikal is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the ruins include five large pyramid temples, a large palace, small pyramids, tombs, and numerous other buildings…

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It is dark. There is nothing. I hear through layers of cotton wool. I hear voices. The dawn tour leaves. Noisy tourists walk past my room. They gabble and gobble. They are turkeys. I look at my alarm clock. It is 04:50. I close my eyes. I lie there. My head is Big Ben. My sinuses are clogged. I cannot sleep. I switch on the LED panel. I read. I read the adventures of a 100-year-old. They are amusing. They are less enthralling before dawn. Light leaks past curtains. Dark…

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