Apocalypse revelers flock to Mayan temples

Mexico's ancient monuments stormed by pilgrims in preparation for purported end of the world.

    December 21 was believed by some to be the end of the world as we know it.

    To mark the event, hundreds of people descended on Mexico's ancient Mayan monuments, predicting the impending apocalypse.

    Al Jazeera’s Rachael Levin reports from Chichen Itza in Mexico.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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