Tuesday Morning – Cobá

The drive from Cancun to Cobá was a little bit over 2 hours. Once you arrive at the Cobá archaeological zone you can get around on foot, with a bicycle, or on a chauffeured tricycle referred to as a Mayan limo.

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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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