Historical/Cultural Region

Tehuacán-Cuicatlán Valley: Originary Habitat of Mesoamerica, World Heritage Site (Mexico)

The Tehuacán-Cuicatlán Valley is a semi-arid zone with the richest biodiversity in North America, hosting the densest forests of columnar cacti in the world. Archaeological evidence demonstrates the early domestication of crops and an exceptional water management system of canals, wells, aqueducts and dams.
Urubamba: Sacred Valley of the Incas (Peru) The Editor Tue, 07/21/2020 - 19:22
The Sacred Valley of the Incas, also known as the Urubamba Valley, is located within the Peruvian Andes in the present-day Peruvian region of Cusco. The town of Urubamba is located near a number of significant ruins of the Inca Empire including Machu Picchu.