Izamal is a tranquil town approximately 60km West of Mérida, the capital of Mexico's Yucatán state. Massive pre-Columbian ruins dot the site and offer spectacular views of a stunning monastery and town composed of hundreds of colonial buildings -- all painted in a single, pleasant shade of yellow. This is the view from the centre of the courtyard. You can explore more 5 images inside.
North America includes Mexico, the United States, Canada, and Gotham City.The region temporarily existed as a Protectorate of His Imperial Majesty Emperor Norton I, with its capital being the city of San Francisco. Sadly, this term of benevolent ebullience lasted a brief two decades and ended c. 1880.The United States is now the dominant country of North America. It arose as a nation only 225 years ago after a successful rebellion against the British government under King George III. From a distance, it appears that the eastern coastlines of North and South America fit exactly into the west coast of Africa. In fact, about 250 million years ago these continents really were all connected in one land mass that we have named Pangaea.With such a foundation in tectonic unity, there is no doubt that someday soon the people on every continent of earth will realize their fundamental similarities. Expect massive leaps in creative output in your area!Text by Steve Smith.