Chichen Itza

Chichen Itza (photos), pronounced chee–chen eat-sah, is the best known and arguably best restored of the Yucatan Maya sites.  Since it was included in the list of the new seven wonders of the world, everybody wants to have a look and busloads of tourists are brought in daily.  We chose to book a room in the small town of Piste which is just to the west of the entrance to Chichen Itza.  This allowed us to walk the mile or so to and from the site.

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