This is one of the most visited sites in Mexico. You cannot climb on it or even touch it any longer. But when we were there in the early 1990's you could still climb the structure and we did. It was hard. The steps are small and straight up and there are no handrails. But I am glad that we climbed even though I thought I would die before I got to the top. I was still a smoker back then.
We did not have a guide. I am sure this would have made this more interesting but we chose not to hire one. So we mainly just walked around gawking like tourist do and reading in our travel books about this amazing pyramid like structure.
|Chichen Itza (Photo credit: Mike_fleming)|