Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Winter Solstice at Chichen Itza

Today is the Winter Solstice -- the shortest day of the year.  Here is a neat article from American Egypt that explains what happens at Chichen Itza on the winter solstice. 

I love how the Mayans used their architecture to create light and shadows according to the calendar!  Isn't it amazing that they had such an amazing depth of astrological knowledge??

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Amber Pierce-Schulz is the Broker/Owner of Mayan Riviera Properties, specializing in Puerto Morelos Real Estate and Puerto Morelos Vacation Rentals. We are members of AMPI and Federally Certified Realtors.