Palenque – Part 2

I’ve been asked to post more pictures of Palenque. Hope you enjoy:

This is a shot of Mayan tradesmen setting up for the day at the base of one of the pyramids.

A stone for sacrifices? I don’t know. There were a couple of these. Both were at the bottom of pyramids. Of course, that doesn’t mean that is where they were originally.

It isn’t obvious from the pictures but several of the structures at the top of the pyramids had been fitted out as personal residences of artists, explorers, and archeologists during the late 1800’s and first half of the 1900’s. They were complete with retrofitted windows and doors. Some of the window frames are still there.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s