They ruled the jungles of the Yucatan for over a thousand years. Ferocious warriors, the Maya fought the Spanish and held them in a stalemate for twenty years. Finally, in the end, they walked away from their pyramids and temples and returned to the fields leaving behind ruins that boggle the imagination. Who were the Mayans, what were their beliefs, and what happened to them? Follow the links above for answers to these questions and to find out how you can journey in the footsteps of this mysterious culture.