Aztec ruins

"If you cannot understand that there is something in man which responds to the challenge of this mountain and goes out to meet it, that the struggle is the struggle of life itself upward and forever upward, then you won't see why we go."    ~ Edmund Hillary  ** Mayan Temple   <3 lis

"If you cannot understand that there is something in man which responds to the challenge of this mountain and goes out to meet it, that the struggle is the struggle of life itself upward and forever upward, then you won't see why we go." ~ Edmund Hillary ** Mayan Temple <3 lis

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Did you know there were observatories in Mayan times? This is El Caracol, or 'The Snail', which has windows and doors aligned to astronomical events. http://www.trafalgar.com/treasures-of-the-yucatan-2014

Did you know there were observatories in Mayan times? This is El Caracol, or 'The Snail', which has windows and doors aligned to astronomical events. http://www.trafalgar.com/treasures-of-the-yucatan-2014

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Aztec ruin wall/door. The beveling used for the mural on the stone could be effective to use in baked texturing.

Aztec ruin wall/door. The beveling used for the mural on the stone could be effective to use in baked texturing.

The Aztec Ruins National Monument preserves ancestral Pueblo structures in north-western New Mexico,United States, located close to the town of Aztec and northeast of Farmington, near the Animas River. Salmon Ruins and Heritage Park, with more ancestral Pueblo structures,lies a short distance to the south, just west of Bloomfield near the San Juan River. The buildings date back to the 11th to 13th centuries, and the misnomer attributing them to the Aztec civilization can be traced back to…

The Aztec Ruins National Monument preserves ancestral Pueblo structures in north-western New Mexico,United States, located close to the town of Aztec and northeast of Farmington, near the Animas River. Salmon Ruins and Heritage Park, with more ancestral Pueblo structures,lies a short distance to the south, just west of Bloomfield near the San Juan River. The buildings date back to the 11th to 13th centuries, and the misnomer attributing them to the Aztec civilization can be traced back to…

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