Travel Blogs from Chichén Itzá
... sight of the Pyramid called El Castillo. It is said that at the spring and autumn equinoxes the morning and afternoon sun produces an illusion of the shadow of a serpent descending the staircase of the side of El Castillo. Since the 22nd September is Autumn equinox we thought we might just be lucky enough to see the illusion, but unfortunately no matter how many times we went back to the pyramid and how many angles we looked at it we ...
... br> to talk with my new friends and we met another guy from Italy.
first stop was at a cenote. It was beautiful but unfortunately it was a
commercial area with loads of people getting on and off buses. It
wasn't nearly as inviting as the cenote I visited a couple of days
earlier. I opted for a few Mexican beers instead.
... tasty tortillas and ice cold beer. No way could it have been better.
Off to the cenote with our towels and cameras. The water was a perfect cool temperature and there were adequate improvements for access. The photos really tell the whole story of how much fun we had. This was a great way to spend a good hour until the tour buses indeed did roll in. Italians, everywhere! We had plenty of time nearly by ourselves ...
... site normally admits 3,000 tourists per day. And most seem to be arriving as we were leaving. One tour bus after another.
Back at the van we were provided with an ice cold wet towel, which was extraordinarily refreshing. Off to the nearby lunch buffet and swim in the cenote. The cenote was a fantastic experience in itself and is covered in a separate entry.
... after the God King Quetzalcatl (Kukulcan) who had been exiled from Tula settled here. At it’s height 100,000 people were living at the site which is hard to imagine today, although only a very small portion of the entire site has been excavated and open to the public.
The structures here are almost complete and therefore you get a good idea of what life here must have been like, especially when the site is full of visitors as it was early today. The ...
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Other places to stay in Chichén Itzá
In the heart of the archaeological park of Chichen Itza, Chichén Itzá | 3 star hotelfrom $82
- Good location and food, rooms need work.
- Beautiful place!
Main Street Piste, Chichén Itzá | 1 star hotelfrom $55
In the hearth of the archaeological park of Chichen Itza, Chichén Itzá | 3 star hotelfrom $201
Km 120 Carretera Merida-Puerto Juarez, Chichén Itzá | 3 star hotelfrom $94
- Amazing Hacienda Chichen!!!
- It was a lovely place
Km. 122 Carretera Merida - Pto Juarez., Chichén Itzá | 4 star hotelfrom $84