Yucatan 2007 travel blog

Cramped campgound


Sied view

Ball court

More of the ruins (they cover 25 sq kilometers)

The Observatory

Ornamentation on one of the minor buildings.

We only had to go about 1 1/2 miles from our campground to the Chichen Itza Ruins. We had a very good guide that spoke excellent english. We spent about 4 hours touring the ruins. We learned a lot about the Mayans. There were a peaceful people and they did not do human sacrifice like the Axtecs or the Toltecs. This evening we are going back to the ruins to see the light show. I have the internet right accros the street from us so I am going to post this and the pictures this afternoon and will update the evening stuff later (being at night the pictures probably won't be good).

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