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A Yucatan journey: Climbing pyramids, understanding Dia de los Muertos

A Yucatan journey: Climbing pyramids, understanding Dia de los Muertos

(The following was written last November.) Sweat beads up on my face, the salty brine stinging my eyes, as I climb the weathered steps leading up to the top of the Acropolis, a gargantuan pyramid of stone jutting nearly 100 feet straight up out of the Yucatan jungle. The climb is steep and uneven, the

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