Temple of the MoonJune 3 in Mexico
The Avenue of the Dead runs northwards to the Temple of the Moon. You can only get up some of the Temple as it's not safe to go all the way to the the top of here. The steps are very steep, and high.
Just to the side of the Avenue, an original painting of a Puma has been preserved on one of the buildings. They reckon the whole complex would have been painted with this red colour, made from the larvae of red ants. That's a hell of a lot of ants.
The site has a 32km perimeter, and they haven't explored it all yet. At the height of the empire it would have had a population of about 120-200 thousand.Read more