Countries in Pictures – Travel Talk Series- MESOAMERICA by Mr. Vincent WONG
Countries in Pictures – Travel Talk Series
Traveling to world’s ancient countries through talks and rich collections of pictures
MESOAMERICA by Mr. Vincent WONG
Mesoamerica civilization refers to the complex indigenous culture developed prior to the Spanish exploration and conquest in the 16th century. It covers geographically Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras and El Salvador. The organization of its kingdoms and empires, the sophistication of its monuments and cities, the extent and refinement of its intellectual accomplishment, the Olmec, Zapotec, Teotihuacan, Maya, Toltec as well as Aztec, along with its comparable Andean civilization of the Inca further south, represent the American Indian culture in the New World quite comparable to that of Egypt, Mesopotamia, India and China.
Testimonials from participants of previous travel talks and study tours led by Vincent:
“I have learnt a lot on this subject!”
“Very comprehensive indeed. Thanks!”
“Very useful guide for my future trip!”
”Now what I have seen makes much more sense. Thank you!”
About the Speaker
Mr. Vincent WONG
‧ Graduated from HKU in physical Geography 1971
‧ MD Jardine Transport Services Group 1971-2000
‧ MD Kerry Logistics Group 2000-2009
‧ Fellow Chartered Institute of Transport and Logistics
‧ Fellow Chartered Institute of Shipbrokers
‧ Lecturing Logistics as Adjunct Associate Professor at CUHK and Professor of Practice at PolyU.
‧ Visited over 100 countries including Antarctica, Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Madagascar, Namibia, Botswana, Ethiopia, Iceland, Mexico, Galapagos, Mauritius, Easter Island, Chile, Ecuador, Canary Island, Azores Island plus many places in China such as Inner Mongolia and Qinghai. Acted as organiser and tour leader in many trips.
‧ Give talks regularly to members of the HK Geological Society and HK Mineralogy Society.
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