October 13, 2008

Cancun: Day 4

We scheduled a tour of Tulum today. These Mayan ruins are much smaller Than Chichen Itza and are on the ocean not in the jungle. The city was built on the face of a cliff overlooking the sea with a stone wall around the other three sides.

(below) The Temple of the Wind

(below) El Castillo

(below) The back of El Castillo, this side faces the sea.

(below) The beach area between El Castillo and the Temple of the Wind.

(below) Temple of Frescos

(below) We saw this iguana behind El Castillo overlooking the beach area.

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