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[Nahuatl,=feathered serpent], ancient deity and legendary ruler of the Toltec in Mexico. The name is also that of a Toltec ruler, who is credited with the discovery of corn, the arts, science, and the calendar.
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Watersports are Cancun's main daytime activity and plenty of tour operators along Kukulcan can fix you up for a day of fun, including skiing, scuba, snorkeling (the world's second-largest barrier reef runs through here), deep-sea fishing, dinner cruises or side trips.
Principal among the gods of world mythology are the vanished (hence, "invisible") and vanquished pre-Columbian "carnival gods"--what Harris identifies as "masquerading 'block' gods" reigning from Mexico to the Caribbean to the Guianas: Quetzalcoatl, Kukulcan, Huracan, and Yourokon (Essays 12, 105-06).
Among these aspects mentioned in the Songs are Hunabku (One Being God), Kinich Ahau (Father Sun), Cit Bolon Tun (Deity of Medicine) and Kukulcan (Feathered Serpent).
A short flight to Cancun took us to a different kind of Mexico - this was more American with huge hotels along the Hotel Zone and shopping malls with names like Kukulcan Plaza and Plaza Flamingo.
On top is a temple dedicated to the god Kukulcan, the Feathered Serpent.
Turning into the stretch in Saturday's 1 1/16-mile race, he and Stevens drew even on the outside of Mud Route and Chris McCarron, while Lord Grillo and long shot Kukulcan were far back in the four-horse race.
El Castillo which was the Mayan Temple dedicated to Kukulcan, their serpent god, dominated the ruins.
In Yucatan, there is a story told about Chichen Itza's Temple of Kukulcan.
A crowd of Mexicans and Anglos at the Temple of the Jaguar edged forward, waiting for the mystical appearance of the ancient Mayan serpent god, Kukulcan (Quetzalcoatl to the Aztecs).
The Pyramid of Kukulcan in Chichen Itza, the ancient Maya ceremonial center on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, has been voted one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.
Colin Smith from Cae Glas Road, Rumney, Cardiff, had his photo taken in front of the Pyramid of Kukulcan at Chichen Itza in Mexico.
The same reason 70,000 people headed to Chichen Itza - to see a setting sun cast the shadow of a serpent writhing down the steps of the Kukulcan pyramid.