Program 288: Visiting the Mundo Maya; A Walk Across Prague

Release Date: 06-02-2012


Get tips for visiting evocative pre-Columbian sites. Learn how you can be a houseguest of today's Mayans, too. Plus, Rick joins a guide from Prague for a walking tour of the charmingly preserved "Golden City of 500 Spires," where sightseeing is fueled by some of Europe's best beer.


  • Travel writer Josh Berman, author of the "Maya 2012" guidebook (Moon Publications)
  • Prague-based tour guide Katerina Svobodova

Haiku Awards

Merida magic

Happy hammock harmony
Ruins and jaguars call.
- Linda Connor, Tulsa


Temple of the Sun
Feeling the rock’s history
- Xenia Torres Robertson, Ponca City, Oklahoma


Footprints by the sea.
When wind blows over them, they
slowly walk away.
- Claire J Baker, walking the beach at San Carlos, Mexico