|Mariachi statues at the restaurant and hotel just outside the entrance,|
The Nunnery Quadrangle was the home to the government palace and has some of the most impressive carvings in Uxmal including a large snake that winds through the length of the building where it’s head and tail meet. There is also a laser light show in Uxmal every night weather permitting in the nunnery quadrangle. Be sure to bring heavy duty bug spray.
|The long view of the snake.|
|The beginning and the end of the snake|
This is the ball court where they played mesoamerican ballgames that often ended with human sacrifice for ritualistic purposes.
The site is now home to several iguanas. DON’T pet them, they are not a fan.
But DO run towards them like this to show them who the dominate species is.
|The zombie posture is important when chasing iguanas.|
|The Governor’s Palace (Carmen for scale)|
|View of the Magicians Pyramid and Nunnery Quadrangle.|
More to come.