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Feathered Serpent, Chichen Itza  
   

Feathered Serpent, Chichen Itza

This sculpture is part of the Plataforma de Venus, next to El Castillo
Mayan Mexico

June 5th 2009
After my visit to the impressive ruins of Teotihuacán I left Mexico City and spent the rest of my holiday in what used to be the Mayan empire - the Yucatan peninsula. That's the Yucatan; as soon as you escape the horrors of the Riviera Maya, where no theme is too tacky, you enter one ... read more
North America » Mexico » Yucatán

Mexican Flag The site of advanced Amerindian civilizations, Mexico came under Spanish rule for three centuries before achieving independence early in the 19th century. A devaluation of the peso in late 1994 threw Mexico into economic turmoil, triggering the worst... ... read more
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