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Chichen Itza: The Autumnal Equinox, Sept 21, 2012

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Exploring parts of the Yucatan in Mexico, we visited Chichen Itza on Sept 21st 2012 to witness the autumnal equinox and watch the sun's rays touch the Kukulkan. But...

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Chichen Itza: The Autumnal Equinox, Sept 21, 2012

  1. 1. Waiting for that Indiana Jones Moment Celebrating the Autumnal Equinox Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico September 21, 2012 Celebrating Mayan shamanism at Xtera SteveGillick Talking Travel/ Gillick’s World
  2. 2. Double-click to enter title Double-click to enter text The drive from Cancun to Chichen Itza is roughly 3 hours
  3. 3. The town of Piste serves as a convenient lunch stop-and only 5-10 minutes outside of chichen Itza
  4. 4. Souvenir stalls along the road to Chichen Itza
  5. 5. Waiting until 4:00 and for the sun's rays to strike the Temple of Kukulkan
  6. 6. Double-click to enter title Double-click to enter text The Temple of the Jaguar
  7. 7. . The Kukulkan or feathered serpent, at the base of the Temple
  8. 8. Double-click to enter title Double-click to enter text Chatting up the souvenir vendors--and making some purchases too!
  9. 9. Devils keep bad luck away
  10. 10. The Temple of the Thousand Columns
  11. 11. Still waiting but, alas, the sun's rays hid behind the clouds
  12. 12. A Mayan Shaman : celebrating the culture and mysticism of the Mayas
  13. 13. Steve Gillick Travel Writer, Speaker, Photographer steve@talkingtravel.ca www.gillicksworld.ca

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