Travels to Mayan Sites : An Overview with Maps and Observations
In 1841, John Lloyd Stephens, an American explorer, visited Mayan ceremonial centers and city-states in Mexico's Yucatan. More than 160 years of excavation and reconstruction later, Barbara Jane Brehmer visited and left with the basis for this book. In "Travels to Mayan Sites," Brehmer gives readers an indispensable guide to the Mayan ruins in Mexico, Guatemala, and Honduras, a guide brought to life with valuable maps and recommendations for further reading. This articulate account of her travels is an informative voice for any traveler who enjoys a historical adventure.
- Paperback | 94 pages
- 134 x 198 x 8mm | 136.08g
- 30 Dec 2008
- Vantage Press
- United States
About Barbara Brehmer
Barbara Jane Brehmer, M.A. has been interested in the Mayan Civilization for most of her life. After raising a family, she returned to school to get her bachelor's degree in behavioral science and master's degree in history. She frequents Maya scholar gatherings, where like-minded experts come to socialize and share their knowledge. Barbara loves learning, and is known for her red hair and gold fingernails which stand out in Central America. Currently she is an adjunct professor at the local community college.