Sunday, 20 March 2016

Chichen Itza, Mexico


Chichen Itza, Mexico - Chichen Itza, meaning “at the mouth of the Itza well”, is a Mayan City on the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico, between Valladolid and Merida. Today it is the second most visited site of Mexico. Apart from one of the new seven wonders of the world; The Kukulkan Pyramid. During the vernal equinox (March 20) and the autumnal equinox (September 21) at about 3pm the sunlight bathes the western balustrade of the pyramid's main stairway. This causes 7 isosceles triangles to form imitating the body of a serpent roughly 37 yards long that creeps downwards until it joins the huge serpent's head carved in stone at the bottom of the stairway. 


Listen to the interview below or download it from the link;





http://www.nationaltravelradio.com/Audio/ChichenItza.mp3

http://www.viator.com/Cancun-attractions/Chichen-Itza/d631-a78

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