Above is "El
Castillo," The Castle, or what the Mayans called the Temple of
Kukulkan. As mentioned in the video, it is astrologically aligned.
Here you can see the snake slithering on the spring equinox.
looks like a modern one, doesn't it? It's no wonder why many believe
that the Mayan 2012 Prophecy is real.
The Ball Court is
HUGE, the hole is not very big. Try getting a ball through there
without using your hands. Many historians believe that the winners
would "win" an honorable death. Others say, it was the
losers who died on most occasions.
look there are elaborate carvings in the stones.
This is the Temple
of Warriors ... on the right is the famous statue of Chacmool. Some
say that on the plate, hearts of human sacrifices were offered to
delay the end of the world.
Just outside the
gates of Chichen Itza is the ritual Cenote.
There are still
many Mayan descendants who live near the area. Here you can see their
traditional homes ... this is the first time I ever saw a hut with
electricity ... go figure.