American travel journalist Patricia L. Lawrence takes the listener on an exploration of Tikal in northeast Guatemala, where she visits temples and museums to gain a greater understanding of Mayan culture. For centuries, Tikal played a vital role in Mayan civilization. Tikal National Park is still a site for Mayan ceremonies. Lawrence is an engaging and inquisitive speaker, and her curiosity leads to extraordinary adventures and cultural experiences. She interviews a series of experts who discuss the unique attributes, breathtaking sights, and latest developments in the Central American country.