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Beginning of the sixth 'Sacred Mayan Journey' in Mexico | by Hugo Ortuño Suárez
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Beginning of the sixth 'Sacred Mayan Journey' in Mexico

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, QUINTANA ROO, MEXICO., May 17th, 2012. - A market prehispanic dances and offerings to the goddess Ixchel were the first events of "Sacred Mayan Journey," a tradition restored some years ago that involves first big event of the year celebrations Maya in Mexico. Over 700 people participated in the activities prepared by the Xcaret ecological park, located in the state of Quintana Roo (southeastern Mexico), to recall the prehispanic tradition. In the prehispanic market sold products made ​​from ancient materials such as corn and cocoa, in fact, the seeds of the latter were the currency of payment, which was obtained by changing local currency. There was also a dance and theater which played some prehispanic dances, as he told stories of the goddess Ixchel, the main oracle of the Maya in the region of the Yucatan Peninsula. Photo.-Hugo ORTUÑO

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Taken on May 17, 2012