View of Templo de las Inscriptiones Palenque
The Temple of Inscriptions is the most celebrated burial monument in Americas. It's the tallest of Palenque buildings. In the inside there are three panels with Maya inscription about the history of this building. From the top, interior stairs lead down to the tomb of Pakal.
A lesser archeological site comparing to Tikal, Palenque however has its own unique charm like this p...
A courtyard in the palace (El Palacio) in the ruins of Palenque.
No tripod nor monopod allowed inside the ancient ruins I was pleasantly surprised by my freehand appr...
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.