Mural of Kukulkan in a hotel lobby on the Riviera Maya. Photo by Bob Schulman.
The name “Kukulkan” pops up a lot around Mexico’s super-resort at Cancun, the nearby Riviera Maya and the rest of what was once the Mayan empire, all the way down to Honduras. You see it on Cancun’s main boulevard signs, on a magnificent pyramid in the inland ruins of Chichen Itza, on restaurants, bars and even grocery stores. Who (or what) was Kukulkan? The answer is simple (but probably not very helpful): Kukulkan is the Mayan version of Quetzalcuatl.
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Source : HuffingtonPost.Com