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A vacation complex that doesn’t look like anything in the world, in a wild organic jungle

Today many people travel to Tulum in the Yucatan peninsula, to feel the fierce nature rhythms that are embedded in this country’s rope, a place that has such power and beauty. There is a resort that is not similar to anything we have ever seen. The vacation complex is a resort in sculptured, in the …

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Map of Illyrian fortresses and archaeological sites in Albania

This post shows a map of all important archeological sites in Albania and also all megalithic Illyrian fortress locations. It is a great basis for a trip to Albania. It was the main reason I bought below book. Although the book itself was a bit dissapointing and did not show the megalithic fortresses, the map …

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The rooster and the caduceus. How the sun shaped religions.

The rooster Ever wondered why many churches have roosters on their towers? The official explanation: Quote: ” (Matthew 26:75). The rooster represents Peter’s denial of Christ and also stands for his remorse and repentance upon hearing the rooster’s crow. The rooster, as a symbol, becomes a call to repentance.“ Quote: “In many cultures, the rooster’s …

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Sanchi culture

This post shows the use of the lion relief at the indian Sanchi culture of king Ashoka. Lion pillar capital at Sanchi https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sanchi These images show the use of the Palmette motiv as widely used with the Lycians and the greeks in the mediterranean, on Indian art. Namely from the Sanchi kingdom of king Ashoka. This …

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The Vedic origins of Greek ship design

In this short paper I propose that the Greek ship design was based on the Makara creature. A vedic “sea dragon” with a floral tail, as representation of the Milky way. The boat mimicked the creature in the night sky / sky sea. https://www.academia.edu/38288814/The_vedic_origin_of_Greek_ship_design See also my Makara paper here: https://www.academia.edu/34955818/The_Makara_a_clear_link_between_Meso_American_and_Asian_Vedic_cultures If you appreciate my …

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