Sun Pyramid -Teotihuacan
The largest Pyramid at Teotihuacan, which ids situated 50 kms North of Mexico City
Their are many minor temples and place but the site is dominated by the sun and Moon Pyramids built by the ancient Myan people and later in the 14th century by the Aztecs form the North
Sun Pryamid Teotihuacan.
This amazing structure is built form volcanic rock that has been cemented into place , quite extraordinary for these ancient Myan people to have such advanced techniques
Moon Pyramid Teotihuacan
The approach to this massive Pyramid ids via the avenue of the dead which pretty much explains what was happening at the main alter area in front of this pyramid
Rose standing on a smaller structure
This smaller structure Rose is standing on has cut blocks , cement mortar and small scoria stones in the mortar and differs from the larger structures
the wall formation of the Sun pyramid
This gives a close look at how the large structures were built . I was left stunned at their knowledge and engineering skill
A tunnel into the Sun Pyramid
This tunnel is said to line up with the sun at a certain time of the year . It reminded us of ancient sites in Ireland where similar tunnels to direct the sun are in their done like structures
Look how the Pyramid angles match thios e of the surrounding hills
To me it looks if the y saw how th angle of the repose for the surrounding hills had formed and matched them with their structures
Looking up the avenue of the dead.
These people are very much alive but no doubt in the past people bound for sacrifice walked along this avenue
Temple of the Skull Pelenque
This huge site was rediscovered as it was covered in jungle and still is surrounded by a massive jungle ar which now is a preserved area. Our guide was lecturing me Greg while Rose took the shot
Temple structures at Palenque
Work is ongoing in recovering these sites as can be seen by the sheltered area on this temple site
Queens Tomb . Palenque.
Rose went in to discover the tomb but the remains have been removed by the archaeologists