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Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.

This Day Costs me $45.00 USD. It was a full day (8:30 to 7:00 PM). It included entrance fees, the bus ride (3 hours each way from Cancun) and an All you could eat Buffet Lunch at a local Restaurant before the ride back. I hope you enjoy the View!!! Gary

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Hey!!!  Thanks for Joining me on this little adventure at Chichen Itza, Mexico!!!
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Welcome to Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico   Pyramids, Mayan Ruins and Ancient City Plazas   April 05
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Chichen Itza!!!  Mayan words meaning Chi = mouth / Chen = well / and Itza refers to the Jaguar and the underworld.  It means the mouth of the well leading to the underworld...  Here is a picture of the nearby Cenote that this ancient city is named after -
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Chichen Itza Pyramid, Mexico.  There are 365 steps.  One for each day of the year (divided up by 91 steps on each side plus one platform making up the total.
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Here is our guide for the day during the tour of Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
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Hieroglyphics of Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
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Left Side of Ancient Ball Court of Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
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Right Side of Ancient Ball Court Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
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Hieroglyphics in the Ball Court Walls of Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
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Hieroglyphics in the Ball Court Walls of Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
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Hieroglyphics in the Ball Court Walls of Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
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Maintenance or Repairs at Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico   Pyramids, Mayan Ruins and Ancient City Plazas   April 05
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See the Hoop!!!  Imagine getting a rubber ball thru that hole without the help of your hands!!!  Chichen Itza Ball Court, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
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Ball Court of Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.  The ball was made of solid rubber from rubber trees.  Knees where often used to kick the ball up to the hoop since hands could not be used to contact the ball.
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Where the King would have sat to watch the games in the Ball Court of Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
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Serpent Heads of Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
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Yours Truly in Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
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Chichen Itza Pyramid, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
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The Cenote of Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
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My tour guide for the day trip to Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
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Cenote of Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico
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Ancient Mayan Ruins next to the Cenote of Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
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Ancient Mayan Ruins next to the Ceno…
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I bought a Handkerchief hand embroidered by this Mayan women, selling her wares in Chichen Itza.  Price $1.00
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One of the Embroidered Handkerchiefs that I Purchased in Chichen Itza from a Mayan Women April 05
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Well, you can't buy just one!!!  So to be fair I bought two from different Mayan women in competition.  And they granted me their picture as part of the deal!!!
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The 4 Embroidered Handkerchiefs that I Purchased in Chichen Itza from the Mayan Women.
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Climbing the Chichen Itza Pyramid, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
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One of the 2 un-refurbished sides of Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
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Ruins of Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico   Pyramids, Mayan Ruins and Ancient City Plazas   April 05
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Ruins of Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico   Pyramids, Mayan Ruins and Ancient City Plazas.
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A Lucky Twinkle... Yes, I was there!!!  I only super impose in your brain not on paper or computer screens.
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Chambers in the Mayan Ruins in the rear plazas of the Chichen Itza grounds, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
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Hieroglyphics on Chamber Walls inside Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
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Chamber in another ruin in Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
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Serpent heads had religious meanings and can be found everywhere in Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
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Click on "Get Original" below to enlarge the picture to read the inscription.
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Can you see the rather large iguana in the hole in the wall???  Go to the next picture or click here. --->
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Now you see one of the many iguanas of Chichen Itza.
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Not all buildings and ruins are accessible!!!  This one is fenced off!!!
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The "Rear Unfurbished" walls of Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.  Re-furbishers used stones and building material from the back two sides to repair and fix up the front two sides that tourists see when they enter the city.
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Climbing Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.  There is a rope in the middle for climbing or decending for the faint hearted!!!
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Straight-UP Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.  91 steps and a platform.
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There is not much room for a big foot on the steps of Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
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View from the top of the Chichen Itza Pyramid, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico   Pyramids, Mayan Ruins and Ancient City Plazas   April 05 (69)
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View from the top of the Chichen Itza Pyramid.  360 looks like this!!!  Views of  other Ruins and low, flatlands are common.
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The Rear "Un-refurbished" steps of Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
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At the Top of Chichen Itza Pyramid, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
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Greetings from the Top of the Chichen Itza Pyramid, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
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Time to Decend the Chichen Itza Pyramid, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.  I hope you don't get VERTIGO!!!
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One of the Top Chambers in  the Chichen Itza Pyramid, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
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Relaxing at the Top of the Chichen Itza Pyramid, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
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Thankyou!!!  The couple that took my picture at the top of the Chichen Itza Pyramid, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
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Decending the Chichen Itza Pyramid.  www.lonelyplanet.com had a good idea to decend the pyramid.  One foot over the other and decending one step with each movement.  Works Great,,,  I got down in time to go back up again!!!  Others were "Butting it Down"
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Hey!!!  Thanks for Joining me on this little adventure at Chichen Itza, Mexico!!!
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Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh,,, nothing like a Great Mexican Meal at a Buffet after Exploring Ancient Mayan Cities and Ruins...  This meal was included with the bus ride and the entrance fees for only $45.00 USA and the total tour was from 8:30AM till about 7:30 PM!
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