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A guide to the most epic beach ruins in Mexico:Tulum

Travel photography in Mexico -- Statue of an ancient Mayan warrior in a jungle setting in Mexico's Riviera Maya region.

Statue of an Ancient Mayan Warrior (Riviera Maya, Mexico)

Travel photography in Mexico -- Statue of an ancient Mayan warrior in a jungle setting in Mexico's Riviera Maya region.

End of an era: Mayan 'apocalypse' today  oday is the final day in the 13th 144,000-day cycle of the ancient Mayan Long Count Calendar — otherwise known as the Mayan apocalypse.    Nevermind that the ancient Maya never predicted an apocalypse, and that their calendar is, in fact, capable of continuing on for millions of years. The idea of a world-ending event in 2012 bubbled up on conspiracy-minded corners of the Internet and caught on in pop culture with movies like the 2009 release “2012.”

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Ixchel, the aged jaguar goddess of midwifery and medicine in ancient Maya culture. According to Mayan mythology, Ixchel was married, but had other lovers. When her husband got very jealous of her, she made herself invisible to him and spent her nights assisting women in childbirth. As protector of mothers and children, she is often depicted as a maiden with a rabbit, a symbol of fertility and abundance.

“Ixchel, the aged jaguar goddess of midwifery and medicine in ancient Maya culture. According to Mayan mythology, Ixchel was married, but had other lovers. When her husband got very jealous of her,.

JOJO POST STAR GATES: This stone carving depicts an ancient Maya man carrying something that we can find in so many other cultures around the Planet Earth in different cultures and time. Tamayo museum of Oaxaca. WHAT IS THE MESSAGE THAT THEY LEFT HERE FOR THE FUTURE GENERATIONS ON PLANET EARTH, THOUSANDS YEARS AGO?? WHAT DO YOU SEE? WHAT DO YOU THINK?? WHAT DO WE KNOW???

JOJO POST STAR GATES: This stone carving depicts an ancient Maya man carrying something that we can find in so many other cultures around the Planet Earth in different cultures and time. Tamayo museum of Oaxaca.

Ancient maya elements and symbols set of religious design. Vector illustation Stock Photo - 22472678

Ancient maya elements and symbols set of religious design. Vector illustation Stock Photo - 22472678 - Shall we grid them for tapestry crochet?

Tomb Mural  --  Circa 500-800 CE  --  Excavated at the Mayan Archaeological site of Bonampak  --  Chiapas, Mexico

Maya archaeological site Bonampak, Chiapas, Mexico - The Temple of the Murals.

Visiting the Tulum ruins in Mexico’s Riviera Maya is a must if you are in the area! Throughout the Riviera Maya, the ancient Maya culture is fascinating, and the ruins in Tulum in particular are easy to visit and a fun way to work in a little history to your family beach vacation.  Here's what you need to know if you plan on visiting!

Visiting the Tulum ruins in Mexico’s Riviera Maya is a must if you are in the area

Tlaloc (Tlá-loch) was the Aztec rain deity and one of the most ancient and widespread deities of all Mesoamerica. Tlaloc was thought to live on the top of the mountains, especially the ones always covered by clouds; and from there he sent the much needed rains. The rain god was a pan-Mesoamerican deity, whose origins can be traced back to Teotihuacan and the Olmec. The rain deity was called Chaac by the ancient Maya and Cocijo by the Zapotec of Oaxaca.

Tlaloc (Tlá-loch) was the Aztec rain deity and one of the most ancient and…

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