“Whichever road I follow, I walk in the land of many gods, and they love and eat with one another. Suddenly all my ancestors are behind me. Be still, they say. Watch and listen. You are the result of the love of thousands.” -Linda Hogan
I find it alluring to know that before us, somewhere in another realm, there existed an entire society of people that were so exceptionally intelligent beyond their time.
But today all we can do is piece it all together. Studying the past so that we can try to learn what only they knew…
And so the day brought us to the Archeological Zone of Xochicalco in the state of Morelos, Mexico. In the land of my ancient ancestors.
Built sometime after the fall of the historical Teotihuacan (100 B.C. – 650 A.D.), Xochicalco is believed to be a site where two main gods were worshiped: one of the Earth and one of the Water and Wind.
My type of beings :)
The ethnic origins of its inhabitants? Unknown. A mix of cultures collide in this very site.
…Just another mystery held within these walls.
If even through just touch…
But even more wonderful was to be able to share the day with special humans :)
Facing the Pyramid of the Feathered Serpent.
Could you imagine experiencing both past and present, all at the same time?
The idea is enough to knock the wind right out of your lungs…
We traveled back through time as we walked around the crumbling pyramids.
And I created stories in my head. I imagined the lives of those before us — the crops they planted, the customs they practiced, their spiritual connection to the land — everything that made me who I was today that brought me to this very moment.
And it made me wonder, whatever will our footprints leave behind one day?
Love and Magic,
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