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Tulum

It may be one of the Yucatan’s smallest, and least architecturally impressive Mayan sites, but Tulum sure pulls in the crowds. Wonder why?

Becan Mayan Ruins

Located in the sparsely populated south of the Yucatan Peninsula, very few visitors make it to the small Mayan site of Becan; fewer still would visit were it not for its relative proximity to the far larger and better knows ruins at Calakmul.
Is The Yucatan Safe?

Is The Yucatan Safe?

If truth be told, Mexico does not have a great reputation for law and order and with good reason. So why are we so relaxed about travel to the Yucatan?
Cenotes of the Yucatan

Cenotes of the Yucatan

Taken from the Mayan word, dzonot, meaning a well, cenotes are natural sinkholes, the result of collapsed limestone bedrock exposing the subterranean groundwater. They are found both inland and by the coast and can be either freshwater or saltwater.

Holbox – A Journey Back In Time

In a previous article we talked about Playa del Carmen which, over the space of some 40 years, has morphed from a charming little fishing village with a lovely beach into a thriving, mini-city that just so happens to have a lovely beach.