If you have ever been to the beautiful Mayan pyramids of Chichen Itza, you know that it is a place full of magic. This is even more true on the Spring Equinox (which is tomorrow) when the sun creates a snake-shaped shadow crawling up the main staircase.
Here’s a picture that friend took last year:
Actually, it’s probably better to say “science” than “magic.” Apparently the ancient Mayans were very advanced in the sciences of astronomy and movements of the planets, etc. What remains a mystery is why they abandoned their beautiful, advanced cities even before the Spanish arrived.
Here’s one more picture:
If you can ever plan to be in Chichen Itza for the spring Equinox, I highly recommend it!
- by Thomas Lloyd