August 1, 2012 Leave a comment
The Maya believe the higher your elevation, the closer you are to the gods.
Standing atop the Maya’s second tallest temple in Cobá, I could see their point: I truly did feel closer to the gods — if the sensation that you are standing on the brink of death-by-falling qualifies.
Whether you subscribe to the theory that the culmination of the Mayan calendar this December signals the end of the world or the beginning of a new era, all the debate and apprehension may have piqued your interest in the Maya culture.
Mine was, and that’s how I ended up in Mexico’s Riviera Maya in pursuit of all things Maya.
Maya Calendar Confusion
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