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Echos amid the pyramid

While on vacation in Cancun MX, we stopped at Chichen Itza. Luckily we rented a vehicle and had gotten there before the crowds so we could hear the beautiful echo off of the pyramid (when you clap, it sounds like the local worshiped bird). The pyramids were designed to deliberately echo this way

TAGS: Mexico, Pyramid

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Riverside, California, United States of America
Member since 2016
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© Eric Atkinson.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2014
Total Views: 14
Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 28, 2016, 10:20 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon PowerShot G11
Focal Length: 8.1mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1600
Aperture: f7.1
ISO: ISO400
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PHOTO LOCATION Chichen Itza, Mexico