Cancun – Que Chido

All in all, I must say I’m so glad I challenged myself to go on this trip to Cancun.
As I’ve stated, before booking I was skeptical – I didn’t think it’d be a place I could authentically get to know. I honestly couldn’t imagine getting away from the spring breakers and really experiencing that part of the country the way locals do. Nevertheless, in just a short week I was able to enjoy the spring break experience, the historic/touristic attractions and the local atmosphere.  Continue reading “Cancun – Que Chido”

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Great Ball Court – The Mayan Ball Game

This court in Chichén Itzá is the largest one that has been discovered, Mayan courts were much smaller in earlier time periods
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As you can see the ball must have been rather small to fit through these holes

Although not all details of the game are known the playing field, drawings on the structures and artifacts found have provided many details about how the game was played. Which of course, are always open to different interpretations by those who study Mayan history. Continue reading “Great Ball Court – The Mayan Ball Game”

​If you listen closely you can hear the echos of a clap inside the chamber of El Castillo

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