Mayan cities from several archeological periods. The first mayan cities, like Izapa and Kaminaljuyu, were built in 1200 B.C. in southern Mexico and Guatemala…
Tikal Guatemala - Founded in 200 B.C., it emerged as a regional superpower that dominated other city-states stretching from the Yucatán Peninsula to western Honduras. Tikal's reign abruptly ended when, for unknown reasons, the Mayans abandoned the city in A.D. 900. Enveloped by jungle, it would not be rediscovered until 1848. Since then, only 15 percent of the site has been excavated.
Comalcalco - Tabasco, México / Comalcalco is both a modern-day city located in Comalcalco Municipality about 60 km northwest of Villahermosa in the Mexican state of Tabasco and a Pre-Columbian Maya archaeological site. The literal English translation of "Comalcalco" is "In the house of the comals". A comal is a pan used to prepare food.
Mexico Palenque: 1971- I remember it began to rain and we did what the women did - picked an Elephant Ear palm leaf and used it as an umbrella. To enjoy Palenque in the rain is a beautiful memory. The fresh smells of the vegetation, the heat replaced by the cool breeze, the sound of rain drops on the leaf....Lola M.