Bel Itzá, or Path of the Itzaes

Bel Itzá, or Path of the Itzaes (HM2HW3)

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Avenida Adolfo López Mateos

 Avenida Adolfo López MateosBel Itzá o Camino de los Itzáes
Bacalar era una ciudad de paso obligado para llegar a Izamal, centro religioso prehispánico maya donde se veneraba a K'inich K'aak' mo (el guacamayo de fuego con rostro solar), a donde iban en romería a suplicarle que aplacara sus sequías y sanara sus enfermedades. La ruta o el camino de los Itzáes partía desde Altar de Sacrificios, pasando por Ceibal, Tayasal, Tik'al, Uaxactún, Tipú, Lamanay, Chaktemal, Xul-Há, Bacalar, Chich'en Itzá y hasta lzamal.Profesor Carlos Valdéz Chay (Pintor de Bacalar)Profesor Jesús Morales Rosas (Historiador)
English:Avenida Adolfo López MateosBel Itzá, or the Path of the ItzaesBacalar was an obliged community to go by when travelling to Izamal. This city was an important pre-Columbian religious Mayan centre where K'inich K'aak' mo (the fire Macaw with solar face) was worshiped. In great pilgrimage they used to go and pled to stop the drought and to heal their diseases. The route or path of the Itzaes began at the Altar de los Sacrificios (The Sacrificial



Altar)
, passing through Ceibal, Tayasal, Tik'al, Uaxactún, Tipú, Lamanay, Chaktemal, Xul-Há, Bacalar, Chich'en Itzá and finally Izamal.English translation:Professor Carlos Valdéz Chay (Bacalar painter)Professor Jesús Morales Rosas (Historian)
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Date Added Monday, June 17th, 2019 at 11:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16Q E 353001 N 2065161
Decimal Degrees18.67248333, -88.39385000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 18° 40.349', W 88° 23.631'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds18° 40' 20.94" N, 88° 23' 37.86" W
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