“El Castillo” or “Kukulcan” temple at night. The pyramid is located in the Chichen Itza city and was built 600AD by the pre-Columbian Maya civilization. Nowadays, mostly visited by tourists and by some with religious purposes.
A Maya man preparing for the show in Puerto Aventura. The Maya worshiped the idea of beauty. Body painting channeled different passages in their life in relation to astrology, rites and status.
A family protesting eviction from their home. The touristic outburst in Playa Del Carmen caused the expansion of the city. Many families were evicted from their homes in order to build new luxurious condominiums to accommodate tourists.
On Daily bases, Chichen itza receives an average of 4,500 visitors. Originally, the city was built and structured to received large crowds.