Photo Friday 02.17: Tourists take over a pyramid

Climbing to the top of a pyramid in Mexico

‘Photo Friday’ is a weekly series showcasing pictures from around the world.

Pyramid of the Sun (PirĂ¡mide del Sol) the third largest pyramid in the world is located at Teotihuacan, an hour north of Mexico city. The view of the surrounding ruins is quite spectacular; I can only imagine how the place would have looked during its golden age. The top of the pyramid was believed to house a temple but now it only has tourists that are thirsty for water and for taking pictures…

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