The collection of the ancient artifacts of Julsrud from the Mexican state of Guang-Huatlo still causes conflicting opinions of scientists, but the amazing library of tens of thousands of exhibits speaks for itself.
In South America, 450 kilometers from the Peruvian capital, the city of Lima, the plateau of the Nazca desert is located, which became widely known about eighty years ago.
It is quite a deserted place, dominated by strong winds, which direction depends on the season. Plateau is considered to be one of the most arid places in the world. Rains fall two to three times a year. People have always avoided building dwellings in this area. However, this was true until the forties of the twentieth century.
Machu Picchu is an ancient city, built at the behest of the Inca ruler Pachacutecus in the 15th century. This place is often called a lost city, because for a long time no one knew about it. The city is located on the surface of a plateau of one of the mountains, at an altitude of more than two thousand meters. At the foot of the mountain flows the Urubamba River.
For more than a century the Statue of Liberty all around the world is associated with New York and the United States. But what kind of prehistory did it have?
The Statue of Liberty, whose height is 46 meters, was made in Paris, dismantled and delivered in details to the United States, and then installed on Bedlou Island (now Liberty Island), located three kilometers from the southern coast of Manhattan at the mouth of the Hudson River.
Impressive travelers can even experience a real shock, since there is simply no other such place on our planet.
This is a black country. And not because 95 percent of the inhabitants are from Africa, but because of the fact that its past and present are hopeless. Even more, the dark forces oppress it ever since the advent of the ships of Columbus.
The mysteries of ancient civilizations left by the Inca Indians, the unique natural beauty of nature, the fairly high level of service in hotels and the quite loyal prices of tourist services have made Peru a real paradise for tourists.
Tourists, arriving in this country, as a rule, immediately go to examine the historical monuments of the ancient civilizations.
The exposition of the museum, which is located in the building of the state bank of Colombia, you can see the figures made of pure gold. They are very similar to beautiful birds. Their size is only from one to four centimeters. Scientists have discovered them during the scientific and archeological expeditions, during excavations of the burials of the leaders of Indian tribes. Presumably, they were used as decorations in the form of brooches. But there is also a hypothesis that these are ancient amulets.
The Museum of Archeology of Great Britain has received a priceless treasure - part of a small tablet made of wax, where the capital of Britain is mentioned. According to the historians' assumption - the tablet was something like a postal address and belonged to someone from the Romans. The document was dated by scientists from 65 to 85 years AD. This is the oldest written mentioning of London. Earlier it was 117 AD, and the record, where it was written about London, was made by the famous Roman historian Tacitus.
In 1927, the state of Honduras, located in Central America, was under British rule. At this time, the British organized a scientific archeological expedition to the ruins of the ancient city of Maya civilization Lubaantun. The result did not keep itself waiting. Scientists have discovered an incredible, fantastic object - a polished human skull made of fine crystal.
One of many places on the planet that travellers want to visit is a small but amazingly beautiful country, comfortably located in Central America, washed by the soft waves of the Pacific Ocean from the west, and the "pirate" waters of the Caribbean Sea from the east - Costa Rica.