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On the Spring Equinox, Chichen Itza is Full of Magic!

Posted by Tom On March - 20 - 2013

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:


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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:


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If you can ever plan to be in Chichen Itza for the spring Equinox, I highly recommend it!


- by Thomas Lloyd


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One Response to “On the Spring Equinox, Chichen Itza is Full of Magic!”

  1. [...] On Wednesday, Tom posted about the spring Equinox at Chichen Itza, and yesterday about welcoming the spring in Playa del Carmen. [...]

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