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Yucatacean Maya women in the market of Vallodolid (a major city of the Yucatan in Mexico) which our bus had to thread through.

The designs they embroider on their clothing relates to their village... kind of a name tag, eh? Yes, we purchased a couple of these dresses and can photograph them later.

Some typical Mayan houses on the way from Playa del Carmen to Chichen Itza

Chichen Itza

The Caracoal (an astronomical observatory where Mayan scientists studied the stars and planets without telescopes)...

The Iglesia (Spanish for church... a special small temple associated with the Noble Women who resided/used the women's palace called the Nunnery.

Fuller family in front of the women's palace called the Nunnery, the Caracol.

 

Jaguar Temple (next to ballcourt)

Here are ballcourt photos of the group.

 

Carl and Amira (wearing a Maya child's embroidered dress, called a Weipal, that we bought outside of Vallodolid, Mexico, on the way to Chichen Itza). I paid $20 for the dress.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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