Books of Stone

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Author  Victoria Thomas
Publisher  Zone 913 Pr Inc
Publication Date   January 1, 2002
ISBN  0943289033
Pages  208

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Books of Stone meshes travel to 13 Maya pyramids of the Yucatan Peninsula with the interior journey of changing one's life.

Seeking to change the direction of their lives, a writer and photographer set out on a year-long journey to Mexico's Maya pyramids. Armed with an empty notebook and fresh film, they explore 13 ancient pyramids,and find in these "books of stone" surprising lessons about the enduring nature of dreams. In vivid language and 70 evocative photos, they bring you along as they climb soaring pyramids, swim in the world's longest underwater cave system, visit colonial churches, and savor authentic Maya dishes, recipes included. Leaving hotel/restaurant recommendations to others, this honest, often funny travel-memoir gives insight into the people, culture and places of the Yucatan.

Experience the ancient sites of Chichen Itza, Tulum, Ek Balam, Izamal, Muyil, Merida, Coba, Dzibilchaltun, Ake, Mayapan, Edzna and Oxkintok. The perfect companion for travelers going to the Yucatan, it's an inspiration for everyone who dares to follow a dream of renewal.

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