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One day in Teotihuacan

Une journée à Teotihuacan...

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For those who haven't heard of this name yet, Teotihucan was a pre-Columbian Mesoamerican city located near the actual Mexico City (48 km) and the pyramids which can been seen there are in a formidable preserved state. You are even allowed to climb them, although I am not sure for how long still as there is an evident risk of erosion with mass public access. There are two main pyramids, the pyramid of the Sun and the pyramid of the Moon, surrounded by many other constructions from the same period. Some even say that these pyramids have been influencing the Aztecs later on.

I'll let you check the photos, all I can say is that suddenly you feel very small...

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Posted by manolo84 19:07 Archived in Mexico Tagged ruins pyramids

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Where's the stargate portal?

by Ian

Oh yeah!!!

http://maestrovertedor.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/img_1074.jpg

by Luis

That one was taken form the Moon Pyramid

by Luis

They must have taken it with them when they left, Ian... :)

by manolo84

Nice one as well Luis, did you climb also all the little ones? I was a bit lazy and it was too hot to climb anything else than the main ones... :p

by manolo84

Coucou, au final tu n'auras pas traîné pour visiter cet endroit magnifique... Et tu as mis combien de temps pour arrivé en haut de la plus haute des pyramides pour que l'on se rend compte de la hauteur. Bisous

by Francette

Salut Francette! En fait c'est assez près de Mexico donc en une journée avec le bus ça se fait bien. Je crois que j'ai mis environ 10 min pour arriver tout en haut de la pyramide du soleil (celle que l'on voit sur la photo), elle fait environ 65m si je me souviens bien. C'est pas trop la hauteur de la pyramide qui fait mal en fait, c'est vraiment la succession de marches super abruptes. Apparemment cela permettait au têtes décapitées (sacrifices humains) de mieux rouler jusqu'en bas! ;-) Enfin c'est ce que j'ai pensé... Bises

by manolo84

hello!
tu as testé avec des boules de bowling? (la vitesse de descente!)

magique, tout ça...
bises et à +
françoise

by françoise megglé

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