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white traditionnal mayan cloth

Chichen Itza

July 13th 2006
Trying to feel how it is to be a Maya. It's just amazing to know that a population like this still exists nowadays! After a few hours, we arrived to Chichen Itza, a Mayan temple surrounded by soldiers' shelter, game field and astronomy. There were something like 50 000 Mayans living there with all the rituals and sacrifices between the 11th the 15th century if I have a good memory. That day was ... read more
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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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