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... depicting all 16 rulers of the dynasty and was built by the last, Yax Pac and it shows a baton being passed from the first ruler to the last. Until recently the 16 men were thought to be Mayan astronomers but breakthroughs in deciphering Mayan hieroglyphics have shown that these are the 16 rulers.
Video: Altar Q
Video: Stela P
The East Court, known as the Plaza de Jaguares for the pair of dancing jaguars ...
... where we spent almost one hour getting information about Copan and Honduras. We got some maps and a handy guidebook naming a few hotels in all touristy cities in Honduras.
Later we stopped in Café Welchez which is located on the corner of the Parque Central, right opposite the municipality. It is a really nice coffee bar where they produce their own coffee and serve some really tasty cakes. However, it´s a pricey place (HNL 60 for a cake or coffee), but good if you want ...
Among the ruins that have helped to unveil Mayan history is Altar Q, a rectangular stone altar with carved portraits of all of Copán's rulers, from the founder, Yax Kuk Mo, to the last ruler, Yax Pac.
... we were so relieved when we finally got there! From the reception all we could see were 2 dirty little swimming pools and I think both our faces fell. Luckily the woman explained to us the hot springs were across the river and not just these pools!
We crossed the river via a bouncy rope bridge and immediately noticed the steam rising up from the hot streams coming down the mountain (and the slightly sulphury smell!). We were shown to ...
Well, I was supposed to go to the famous Mayan ruins on Saturday with one of my crazy students, but on Friday she looked terrible and really sick, so I figured we wouldn't go. Of course, on Saturday, I had no word from her and to me, it was too late to go somewhere else, so I just stayed in town for the weekend again.
I woke up this morning with ...