Thursday, May 13, 2010


Chichèn Itzà

One of the 7 new wonders of the world...

In the northern region of the Yucatàn peninsula lie the relics of Chichèn Itzà, once one of the most powerful cities of the Maya. Ruins of the temples of this ancient civilization spread from the jungles of Guatemala to the Yucatan. Today, Chichén Itzá attracts thousands of visitors who come to admire the spectacular remains.

The Mayan Civilization.

The Maya originated around 3,000 years ago in present-day Honduras, Mexico, Guatemala, and Belize. From around AD 250 to AD 900, the Mayan empire flourished in the southern regions. Around AD 900, the empire in the south collapsed. No one knows why.

But while the empire in the south waned, that in the north, especially in the Yucatan, flourished until the Spanish conquests of the sixteenth century.

Chichèn Itzà is two hour away from cancun, there you can see really how intelligent the mayans were with those buildings that seem impossible to build, they built them 3,000 years ago. You can see the mayan`s perfection in constructions, for example in the spring equinox you can see "kukulkan" the feathered serpent ( was a god), going down of the ruin untill he reaches "his" head, just because of the perfection they had to build, so the sun is reflected in one way the make you see that.

In my personal opinion i really can tell you that this experience is really unforgetable and enriching because you are in the place where 3,000 years ago the mayans were. You discover the magestic mayan world and how accurate the mayans were in their mathematics calculations and the things they create having almost nothing.


Take a look at those videos and watch the marvel of Chichén Itzá and I highly recomend you to see this videos I am sure that ou will be surprised about how intelligent and how wonderful the were.

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