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Quadrangle & Pyramid off in the distance
Pyramid of the Magician

November 28th 2017
Pirámide del Adivino is part of the Mayan ruins at Uxmal (OOSH-mahl) located in Yucatán sort of between Mérida, where I arrived last Monday, and Campeche. One name for the ruins is thought to be "three times built" while another possible translation is "what is to come, the future." Either way, legend has it that the pyramid was built in only one night by the Mayan god Itzamna. Not too s ... 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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