Blogs from Chichén Itzá, Yucatán, Mexico, North America - page 12


North America » Mexico » Yucatán » Chichén Itzá September 9th 2001

lovin it down here in cancun.... hit up the beaches, ate some bomb mexi-carribean food, and of course - explored the ancient temples of chichen itza. itz a bird... itz a plane... itz a chichen! umm, okay, nevermind. we thought one of the coolest things about chichen itza was how back in the ancient mayan times, the king would force his servants to play mayan basketball. the losers were executed, and the MVP was sacrificed - since it was an honor. so i guess your goal as a player was to be on the winning team but to not be the MVP. can you say samaki walker of the lakers? or will purdue of the bulls?... read more

North America » Mexico » Yucatán » Chichén Itzá February 14th 1993

Chichen Itza is a pre-Columbian city built by the Mayas. Its name means "at the mouth of the well of the itza". The earliest artifacts date from 1-250 AD. It's not known why it was abandoned around 1300 AD, left silent in the Yucatan Jungle. ... read more
The Nunnary
Not sure what this building is
The Ball Court

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