MEXICO (south), GUATEMALA and BELIZE March 2018

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MEXICO


Chichén Itzá
pyramid of Kukulcán (castle)
 
Chichén Itzá
serpent heads on sacrifice platform
 
Chichén Itzá
skull platform (human sacrifice)
 
Chichén Itzá: warrior
with head of enemy; serpents
 
Chichén Itzá
relief, at least 1000 years old
 
Chichén Itzá
stone ring for ball game
 
Chichén Itzá: temple
and to the right square with pillars
 
Chichén Itzá
temple, possibly an observatory
 
Chichén Itzá
dancing indians
 
Chichén Itzá
"cenote", deep pool in sink hole
 
Chichén Itzá
Maya's made human sacrifices here
 
Chichén Itzá
tropical plants
 
Mérida
cathedral, 16th century
 
Mérida
colourfull church
 
Mérida
governor's palace
 
Mérida
Maya's: man arising from maize
 
Yaxcopoil: hacienda
(country estate) 17th century
 
Yaxcopoil
former machine room
 
Yaxcopoil
decayed building
 
Yaxcopoil
sisal bushes
 
Yaxcopoil
wasp nest
 
Yaxcopoil
residential building, now a museum
 
Yaxcopoil
rooms
 
Yaxcopoil
chapel
 
Uxmal
pyramid of the magician
 
Uxmal
birds
 
Uxmal
god of creation
 
Uxmal
gate to the palace
 
Uxmal
palace from about 900
 
Uxmal
snakes and other Maya symbols
 
Uxmal
iguana
 
Uxmal
governor's palace
 
Uxmal
jaguar throne
 
Uxmal
great pyramid
 
Uxmal
stone-blocks, piled at random
 
Uxmal
ball court, palaces and pyramid
 
Santa Elena
village street
 
Santa Elena
colourfull house
 
Santa Elena
villager at his house
 
Santa Elena
kitchen in separate small house
 
Santa Elena
roof of palm leaves
 
Santa Elena
house temple
 
Santa Elena
vegetable garden
 
Santa Elena
means of transportation
 
Campeche
street
 
Campeche
centre in colonal stile
 
Campeche
square and cathedral
 
Campeche
cemetery at the cathedral
 
Champotón
Gulf of Mexico
 
Champotón
cemetery
 
Champotón
cemetery
 
Champotón
birds on gate
 
Palenque
pyramid/temple of the jaguar
 
Palenque
to the right temple of inscriptions
 
Palenque
tomb in the temple
 
Palenque
palace
 
Palenque
courtyard of the palace
 
Palenque
moss and plants
 
Palenque
statue of a king (?)
 
Palenque
temple of the cross
 

GUATEMALA


Tikal
parrots in the jungle
 
Tikal
monkey in a tree
 
Tikal
pyramid, 70 meters high
 
Tikal
vegetation on pyramid
 
Tikal
temple upon pyramid, 8th century
 
Tikal
view from the pyramid
 
Tikal
pyramid with tomb of king
 
Tikal
temple complex "North Acropolis"
 
Tikal
mask in "North Acropolis"
 
Tikal
palaces "Central Acropolis"
 
Tikal
rooms in the palace
 
Tikal
"dangerous, don't throw garbage"
 
Flores
lake Petén Itzá
 
Flores
dam to town centre on island
 
Flores
town centre on island
 
Flores
town centre
 
Flores
town centre
 
Flores
town centre
 
Flores
town centre
 
Flores
boat close to home
 

BELIZE


Cahal Pech
pyramid, with trees on top
 
Cahal Pech
pyramid
 
Cahal Pech
palace
 
Cahal Pech
jungle
 
Cahal Pech
pyramid with throne of king
 
Cahal Pech
pyramid
 
Cahal Pech
triple gate
 
Cahal Pech
aeriel tree roots
 

MEXICO


Tulum
town wall with gate
 
Tulum
temple
 
Tulum
iguanas in temple
 
Tulum
palace
 
Tulum
temple with the fresco's
 
Tulum
Maya symbols
 
Tulum
"the castle" on the coast
 
Tulum
temple of the winds
 
Tulum
platform between the trees
 
Tulum
the great palace
 
Tulum
snake
 
Tulum
reconstruction
 

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