A Night In Ruins: The Pacific Rim

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A Night In Ruins: The Pacific Rim

<p>Journey to some of the world’s greatest archaeological monuments and experience the joy of ruins. Starting in Southeast Asia with Burma and Thailand and the great ruins of Bagan, Ayutthaya and

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Journey to some of the world’s greatest archaeological monuments and experience the joy of ruins. Starting in Southeast Asia with Burma and Thailand and the great ruins of Bagan, Ayutthaya and Sukhothai. We will then travel to the fabulous Angkor Wat in Cambodia, My Son in Vietnam and the Great Wall of China. From here we travel to the little-known ruin of Nan Madol in Micronesia, a strange city built on a coral reef, before jumping over to the fabulous stone figures of Rapa Nui (Easter Island). We move on across the Pacific to Mesoamerica where we will journey to the fantastic ruins of Mexico; Teotihuacan, the Yucatan and the awesome Mayan ruins of Tikal in Guatemala; and to complete our journey, we travel to the mountains of Peru and survey the primary Inca sites including Machu Picchu.


COURSE OUTLINE

  • The History of Travel and Archaeology
  • Some Famous names and sites-
  • A journey though Southeast Asia and Micronesia- Angkor Wat, Thailand and Nan Madol
  • China – The Entombed Warriors and Great Wall
  • South America – Easter Island and Machu Picchu
  • The Native American Ruins of Central America and the Southwest USA – Tikal, Mesa Verde