As I left the entrance plaza heading northeast for Temple 8, I knew the walk would be brief - some 120 metres. Immediately I was plunged into another world of incredible stillness, and green. I had never seen so many variants of green before. Naturally, I had to ready the camera for numerous photos of the place - the jungle of the Sian Ka'an. I was reminded of a traditional song that gave birth to a rather unique Spanish word.
"At the well below the valley-o, green grows (gringos) the lily-o right among the bushes-o.."