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Perfect Yucatecan Day: Part II (Acanceh and Mayapan)

It is believed that Mayapan was one of the most important Mayan cities, along with Chitzen-Itza and Uxmal.  With ~4,000 structures making up Mayapan, it’s as large as Chitzen-Itza but without Uxmal’s UNESCO World Heritage designation or Chitzen-Itza’s fame as … Continue reading

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Chitzen-Itza is the best known Mayan ruins in Mesoamerica and is now one of the “New Seven Wonders of the World” list.  Some say it’s ironic for Chitzen-Itza to have such fame as the symbol of Mayan civilization since there … Continue reading

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