Sacred Sites

Martin Gray, a professional photographer of sacred sites throughout the world, has granted us permission to display some of his images in the MCP gallery.  In 2007, LUCITA collaborated with Martin on the production of our 2008 Sacred Sites dual-system Mayan-Gregorian wall calendar.

Click on the images below to see the larger views.

The legendary Temple of Kukulkán, the Feathered Serpent, aka Quetzalcoatl of the Aztecs, at Chichén Itzá.
Nestled in the forested hills of Palenque, rises the Temple of the Inscriptions, built by Hanab-Pakal, or Pakal the Great.
The imposing Pyramid of the Sun in Teotihuacán, Mexico.  A mystical site already ancient to the Maya, Toltecs and Aztecs…
The Temple of Kukulkán in Tulum on the Yucatán peninsula in Mexico.  One of the most famous Mayan tourist sites in the world.
Distant Mount Iztaccihuatl seen from the high slopes of Mount Popocatepetl in Mexico
Lake Titicaca, the Island of the Moon and the holy mountains of Ancohuma and Illampu, Bolivia
High view of the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu, Peru, known popularly throughout the world as the “Lost City of the Incas”
The stepped terraces of Machu Picchu that provided sustenance for the entire population of the ancient city.
A detail of the ruins of Machu Picchu.
The Intihuatana stone, the “hitching post of the sun.”  The Inca used this stone to tell the precise date of the two equinoxes.
Sanctuary entrance in Mitla, near Oaxaca, Mexico.  Mitla is believed to have been inhabited by both Zapotec and Mixtec peoples.
Mound J astronomical observatory in Monte Alban, Mexico, a highly sophisticated observatory built between 100 BC and 200 AD.
Pyramid temple at Monte Alban, Mexico, the 2nd largest ceremonial site in all of Mesoamerica—second only to Teotihuacán.
One of at least 288 Moai statues on Easter Island, also known as Rapa Nui, whose purpose remains largely unexplained.
The famous Red Rocks of Sedona, Arizona, the most visited New Age pilgrimage city in the U.S.
The massive Pyramid of the Sun in Teotihuacán, Mexico, whose base nearly equals in size that of the Great Pyramid in Giza.
Atlantean figures at the ruins of Tula, in Hidalgo, Mexico.  Tula is believed to be the legendary Toltec capital of Tollán.
Pyramid of the Magician in Uxmal, Mexico, the greatest metropolitan & religious center in the Yucatán in the Late Classical era.
White Sands of New Mexico, the world’s most extensive sand dunes stretch out over nearly 230 square miles.