The Temple of Kukulcan at Chichen Itza

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published on 06 July 2012

This photo, taken in July of 2005, shows the least often photographed side of the famous El Castillo, also known as The Temple of Kukulcan. Most photographs are taken from the opposite side which has been extensively restored and where people gather at the equinoxes to watch the return of Kukulcan to earth.


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Joshua J. Mark
A freelance writer and part-time Professor of Philosophy at Marist College, New York, Joshua J. Mark has lived in Greece and Germany and traveled through Egypt. He teaches ancient history, writing, literature, and philosophy.

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