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Today’s post is part of a weekly series called “Travel Toss-Up,” in which we ask you to take your pick between two amazing travel experiences.

This week’s toss-up offers a choice of two glimpses into the past.

Would you rather…

… see the jaw-dropping Mayan temples of Tikal, Guatemala, or …

tikal mayan temple guatemala



… explore the ruins of ancient cultures in Tunisia?

ruins mahdia tunisia sunset


Mayan ruins are scattered throughout Mexico, Belize and Guatemala, and the ones at Tikal are some of the most spectacular. The tallest temple is more than 200 feet high. In Tunisia, you’ll find ruins from a number of ancient cultures, including the Phoenicians, Romans and Byzantines.

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Vote for your preference in the comments below!

– written by Sarah Schlichter

One Response to “Travel Toss-Up: Ancient Ruins”

  1. Host Ciao says:

    Did you say “Roman” ruins? My choice–Tunisia, of course.
    A presto,
    Host Ciao

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