Travel & History

I Visited Sacrificial Pyramids and Had an Unexpectedly Spiritual Experience

What I learned about Mayan culture on my trip to Belize.

Sean Kernan
Dec 12, 2020 · 6 min read
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Getting to the pyramids was a trek

Jungles aren’t quite what you see on TV

The pyramids revealed themselves

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They played life or death ball games

They kept pets and harvested honey

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Mayan pet dog pottery. (Wikimedia Commons)

The takeaway for me

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Your goofy author, who is afraid of heights.

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Make tomorrow better today.

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