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Giant Sundial

This area was used to tell the time of year. A large wooden rod would have been in the middle, to measure the sun's travel across the sky every day, and to measure the length of the day. This is how they kept accurate account of the years.
The Pyramids of Teotihuacan

August 25th 2013
Wow what a day! Well, even though it was pretty cool the whole day and it was mostly cloudy, I got sunburned...figures. Anyway, we had an amazing tour guide named Bernard, who was 82, but he looked and acted like a guy in his fifties! Or better, I mean, he was climbing the stairs of the pyramids better than any of us! Although, he did pass on the Pyramid of the Sun, I think because the steps ar ... read more
North America » Mexico » Estado de Mexico » Teotihuacán

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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