The Lodge at Chichen Itza
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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So, for those of you feeling a little muddled, here's a quick idiot's guide to the Mayans: 1. They're not to be confused with the Incas or the Aztecs. The Aztecs were a contemporary civilisation living in the north of Mexico. The Inca empire was based in Peru and came much later, existing from 1400 until the Spanish invasion in the 1530's. 2. The Mayan empire extended across large parts of Central America, from the Yucutan down to Belize and Guatemala. 3. Experts divide ...
We managed to arrange a transfer to Chichen Itza. Straight 2 hour drive in Northern Mexico. 40-50 Km's without a corner! And bush. Everywhere. Cool accommodation right next to Chichen Itza. Built in the 1920's. Pictures of famous people everywhere. Jackie, Caroline, John Jr Kennedy, Dwight Eisenhower; the Pete Kennedy photo is being prepared. Had a swim in pool, and nice alfresco dinner. Our room has a stunning view of ...
... Then I arrived at the ancient ball coat; the largest in the Americas. The rules of the game are not clear, although hips, shoulders and heads were used and the ball had to go through a hole in a rind high up on a wall. Those that broke the rules or lost would be sacrificed and a wall of reliefs depicting skulls of these unfortunate sould as well as enemies captured in battle, was there for everybody to see. Again, clapping and ...
... to set up camp. I was feeling a little worse for wear a this point, it was the very early hours of the morning Aussie time here on the 16th of Jan whilst I had just been transported back in time to early morning on the 15th. Technically I'd arrived before I had ever even taken off, impressive no? My onward flight to Phoenix, Arizona (From where I caught a connecting flight to Mexico City) was not until the ...
... outdoor areas into the whole schematic. We ...