Yaxchlilan II

Tags: Chiapas, Maya ruins, Mexico, Yaxchilan

Date: March 19, 2019

Another beautiful building in Yaxchilan:

It contains a statue, probably of one of the late rulers called Bird Jaguar IV:

His head is sitting in the corner:

A carving over the doorway:

Another carving clearly showing the Maya hieroglyphs:

More ruins:

Yaxchilan has a place called the labyrinth. It is a relatively large indoor area with corridors on several levels. Here is the entrance:

Apart from bats, we also found a few other critters inside:

This last one is a tailless scorpion like the ones we saw in the caves in Puerto Rico.

Even more pictures of the ruins:

After a nice trip to the ruins, it was time to head back: