Category: North America

Kaskawulsh Glacier in Kluane National Park
Posted in Canada, North America

Kluane National Park

Kluane National Park and Reserve is a Canadian mountain wilderness. It’s in the northwest Yukon Territory, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1979.

Image of the Chateau Frontenac in Old Quebec, Canada
Posted in Canada, North America

Old Quebec City

Old Quebec is a historic neighborhood in Quebec City, Canada. It’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1985. It has Lower and Upper Town.

Wendiceratops was a Dinosaur in Canada
Posted in Canada, North America

Dinosaur Provincial Park

Dinosaur Provincial Park is on the list of World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. It is 48 km northeast of Brooks and two hours east of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Cholula Puebla Pyramid
Posted in Mexico, North America

Puebla Mexico

Puebla is east of Mexico City. Colonial architecture, pottery, and cooking date back centuries. Many buildings use the area’s painted Talavera tiles.

Popocatepetl Volcano Mexico, Cholula Puebla
Posted in Mexico, North America

Puebla Historic Centre

Puebla was founded in 1531. It’s about 100 km east of Mexico City, near the base of the Popocatepetl volcano. It was a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987.

Palacio de Bellas Artes Murals
Posted in Mexico, North America

Palacio de Bellas Artes

Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City was built between 1904 and 1934. A big theater, a music hall, the Palace of Fine Arts Museum, and the National Museum of Architecture are all inside the palace

Palacio de Bellas Artes, Historic Centre of Mexico City and Xochimilco
Posted in Mexico, North America

Mexico City Xochimilco

Mexico City was built by the Spanish on Tenochtitlan ruins and Historic center of Mexico City and Xochimilco were declared UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987.

Morelia Cathedral, Michoacan, Mexico
Posted in Mexico, North America

Morelia Michoacan Mexico

Morelia is in Michoacan, Mexico. The city is between the Chiquito and Grande rivers on the Central Plateau. It became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1991.

Calakmul Structure 6 in Campeche, Mexico
Posted in Mexico, North America

Calakmul Campeche Mexico

Calakmul Mayan ruins and Calakmul biosphere reserve are in Campeche, south of the Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico. UNESCO declared it a World Heritage Site in 2002.

Lunenburg Nova Scotia, Canada
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Lunenburg Nova Scotia

Lunenburg is a town in Canada’s province of Nova Scotia, on the south shore of the province. Old Town Lunenburg was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995.

El Castillo of Chichén Itzá, Mexico
Posted in Mexico, North America

Chichen Itza Mexico

Chichen Itza was one of the most important and holy Mayan centers on Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula, and it was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988.

Monarch Butterflies Mexico
Posted in Mexico, North America

Mexico Monarch Butterflies

Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve lies within rugged forested mountains about 100 km northwest of Mexico City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site from 2008 onward for monarch butterfly migration.