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Ek Balam: The ancient Mayan City located in the deep dense jungle of the Yucatan Peninsula.

Just 15 years ago Ek Balam (“Black Jaguar” or “Jaguar Star” in Mayan) was excavated and was believed to be an incredibly important Mayan City which dates back to 700 AD.  This great city was inhabited as early as 100 … Sigue leyendo

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The Mayan Architecture

MAYAN ARCHITECTURE The Maya considered houses and temples the center of the world, one for family and the other for the gods. Houses were in clusters of two to six units centered around a patio. Xanil nah, or “thatched house”, … Sigue leyendo

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