The Rounded Pyramid

This is the Mayan Pyramid of the Dwarf (aka Pyramid of the Magician), the crown jewel of the ancient city of Uxmal on Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula. It has rounded corners that make it unique among the ancient pyramids of the world. The legend is that the Dwarf Magician was born from an iguana egg to a…

Hidden Temple

This is the House of the Doves at the Uxmal temple complex. Uxmal is an ancient Mayan city found on the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico. This image is taken from the overgrown and less explored area to the west side of the ruin.

House of the Doves

This is known as the House of the Doves. It is a ruin at Uxmal on the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico. While not as large as the pyramids in Uxmal, I think it has a lot of unique architectural beauty.

Progreso Sunrise

Sunrise at the massive shipping port in Progreso, Mexico. Progreso is a regular stop for a large portion of the cruise ships visiting the Yucatan Peninsula. It is the gateway to the ruins of the ancient Maya people. There are over 2,000 known Maya ruins on the Yucatan, but very few have been restored so that tourists…

Uxmal

This is a picture of the Pyramid of the Magician at Uxmal, taken from the stairs of the La Gran Pirámide. Uxmal is an ancient Mayan city located on the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico. At its cultural height, Uxmal had a population estimated at 15,000 people. It was inhabited and built between the years 500-1000 AD. The Pyramid…