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Easter Island - Faces of Mystery

The people of Easter Island called themselves the Rapa Nui. Where did they come from and why did they disappear? Science has learned much about the enigma of Easter Island and has put to rest some of the more bizarre theories, but questions and controversies remain. Explore this site to get the latest information on the island's history and current research. Explore Easter Island >>

 

Mysteries of the Maya

They ruled the jungles of the Yucatan for over a thousand years. Ferocious warriors, the Maya fought the Spanish and held them in a stalemate for twenty years. Finally, in the end, they walked away from their pyramids and temples and returned to the fields leaving behind ruins that boggle the imagination. Who were the Mayans, what were their beliefs, and what happened to them? Follow the links above for answers to these questions and to find out how you can journey in the footsteps of this mysterious culture. Explore Mayan Ruins >>

 

Stonehenge

No place has generated so much speculation and wild theories as the standing stones of Stonehenge. After driving for miles through the rolling hills and plains of the English countryside the sight of this unusual structure makes people gasp. A walk around it only provokes more strange feelings. There's a sense that this is something very important. It taunts us with it's mystery. For over 5000 years it has stood silent vigil over the earth. Explore Stonehenge >>

 

Mali - Malian Magic

Mali is a landlocked country in Western Africa. It is slightly less than twice the size of Texas. Home to mysterious cliff dwellings built by a culture that has vanished in the mists of time. It is believed that the Tellem tribe established the cliff dwellings in the Bandiagara Escarpment before the 14th century. They also established burial sites in the escarpment's caves. The Dogons came to the escarpment in the 14th century to escape from the Muslims. The Dogons are Muslims and animists. Explore Mali >>

 
 


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