Yes, this actually was the purpose and glory of the game played at Chichen Itza, Yucatan State, Mexico. You strive to win so that you might be sacrificed to the gods. Chichen Itza is a pre-Colombian archeological site in striking distance of many Cancun and Tulum resorts. If you see nothing else in the area, see this while on your next vacation.
Katherine Parker-Magyar, travel writer, rejoins travel radio podcast to provide compelling reasons you need to go and explore this ancient wonder. Look for the episode on Thursday!
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