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The temple complex known as El Palomar (The House of the Doves) at Uxmal in Mexico’s Yucatan. Most of the city's major construction took place while Uxmal was the capital of a
Late Classic
Maya state around 850-925 AD. The present name seems to derive from Oxmal, meaning
"three times built”.


Shot as an assignment for National Geographic, this picture was made under extreme duress from Africanized ‘killer’ bees that took great umbrage at the heat of my lights.
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