But few people in this ancient city would say their lives are better now than before.
The site of the ancient city was not identified before 1881.
"I made sure things were safe in that ancient city before you showed up."
They were cut down and much of the ancient city was destroyed.
In doing so, they discover what might have been an ancient city.
Maybe it takes a modern leader to protect an ancient city.
And it was like some ancient city come into life out of long dead centuries.
In that instant of fire, the ancient city had gone.
Much of the town was built over an ancient Maya city.
It was located at the northern side of the ancient city.