|The great Mayan Pyramid, Kukulcan, one of the "Modern Seven Wonders of the World," |
Chichen Itza, Mexico; 12/22/10.
|The sitting figure of Chac Mool, on top of the Temple of Warriors, Chichen Itza, Mexico; 12/22/10.|
|Colored lights of the light show reflecting on the Mayan Ruins of Kulkucan Pyramid (right) and the Temple of the Warriors (far background) as the stars shone at night anf the full moon rises (left), Chichen Itza, Mexico; 12/22/10.|
|The tunnels made of limestone leading down to the Cenote, 12/22/10.|
|A view of the Cenote from above with vines hanging down and taking root at the bottom of the well; 12/22/10.|
|A Yellow-faced Grassquit, Puerto Moelos, Mexico; 12/24/10.|
|An Ovenbird, near Chichen Itza, Mexico; 12/22/10.|
Next weekend I will start a series (that should take several weekends) of birds that I observed while taking my first tour with a real bird guide and expert, Luis Ku - who was awesome!