This extremely interesting and captivating story was written by an extraordinary man, traveller and talented photographer Vladimir Alekseev after his courageous journey to Guatemala and Mexico in spring 2014 with an intention to photograph and provide the general public with materials on the three unusual places, inaccessible for people without special permits: San Bartolo (where the oldest Mayan frescoes were found, disproving certain dogmata of historians as to the Pre-Classical Age), Xultún (the so-called Scribe House with a new calendar drawn on the walls and depicting the period after the widely promoted 21 December 2012) in Guatemala, and Calakmul (the frieze and frescoes depicting scenes of ordinary people’s life) in Mexico.
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We kindly recommend you to familiarize yourselves with the previous articles of the series In quest of… A journey to the remote 11th century:
This is neither a book nor a science work intended to impress readers, gain public recognition or obtain other benefits, so let me get straight to the point. As we remember, the great civilizer Quetzalcoatl left the Toltecs around the 11th century. Legends say he sailed away to the east in the same direction he had arrived from over the eastern sea. Let’s imagine for a moment that the god-king of the ancient Mexicans was Bodhisattva – the teacher of humanity. In such case, what was the sense for him to abandon North America and go back to Eurasia, when South America was right across a little isthmus (the contemporary Panama Canal), which was very close by the planetary scale? You should agree it would have been quite logical for him to leave sprouts of spiritual knowledge on the vast South American continent, where the Andes and the Amazon rainforest stretch for thousands of kilometres, before his ultimate departure from that part of the world.
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