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... would ascend to the next spititual plane.
Also every 52 years was considered the end and beginning of a cycle of the world, so they would sacrifice a child to the gods by paralysing him first then removing his heart. This happened at the temple of sacrifice also shown.
However the most amazing thing is the famous pyramid with 91 steps each side plus the platform on top, making 365 steps ...
... with this impressive building. Coba also presents the only opportunity to climb a Maya pyramid. On top I realize that this might be the last high viewpoint I climb on this world trip. I take my time enjoying the surrounding forest and lake scenery. On my back to the meeting point I stop at another site of the famous Mayan game and try to imagine how a time must have been, where money and material things were an afterthought behind spirituality and the desire to acquire ...
... only at about 7€, while in the states I was paying around 25!
Mexican food is really nice and Mexicans chop everything into small pieces. It is delicious but can not have it on permanent basis for long term.
Mexicans are quite friendly although I did not have too much interaction with locals. They can be a bit overwhelming when trying to sell you something but it was not that bad. Food and life is cheap.
Cancun is a cheap place to ...
... I realised! Anyway, Hector and Sara turned up after about 10 minutes (Hector later admitted to me that he had been asleep with his phone on silent when I texted to say I had landed so I could have been waiting quite a bit longer!) and we came straight back to their place which is on a private gated development about 15 mins from the airport. We chilled out for a little bit, and because of the time difference I was able ...
... again, so I went to bed.
This morning I attempted to souvenir shop but couldn't find anything I really liked. One guy did give me a free shot of tequila though just for agreeing to look inside his store. Bribery works every time!
For my last night in South America I booked a four star hotel in downtown Cancun. Since it's low season I got a pretty good deal online, only cost me about $45. After five weeks of shared hostel showers, I really needed a nice hot shower that I ...
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