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Xpujil

By | May 9th, 2014|Categories: Mexico|Tags: , , , , |

Xpujil

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Becan

By | May 9th, 2014|Categories: Mexico|Tags: , , , , , , |

Becan became a favorite quickly. The compact site has three plazas surrounded by pyramids of various sizes, a ball court and a unique tunnel. The whole site is surrounded by ravine (ditch). So why a [...]

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Dzibanche and Kinichna

By | May 8th, 2014|Categories: Mexico|Tags: , , , , , |

Dzibanche and Kinichna are a bit off the beaten archaeological path, they are less crowded, but still have plenty to offer for those who just cannot get away from Mayan ruins. They are less visited, [...]

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Calakmul

By | May 8th, 2014|Categories: Mexico|Tags: , , , , |

Facts: positioned in Mexico’s largest biosphere reserve, deep in the jungle just 35 km from the Guatemalan border. Compared to all the other Mexican pyramid ruins open to the public it’s the hardest to access [...]

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Yellow

By | April 25th, 2014|Categories: Mexico|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Izamal is a pueblo magico in Yucatan and its main characteristic is that everything is yellow in this town. It’s like they got a good deal on yellow paint. Even some horse-drawn carts are yellow. [...]

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Uxmal

By | April 24th, 2014|Categories: Mexico|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Uxmal is the second most visited Mayan site in the Yucatan and just as expensive as Chichen Itza at $ 200 per person, night shows used to be included in the price but now is [...]

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Edzna

By | April 22nd, 2014|Categories: Mexico|Tags: , , , , , |

Just under an hour from Campeche is the uncrowded archaeological site of Edzna, one of the nicest we have visited on this trip so far. Compact but unique in its own way, you can climb [...]

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Chichen Itza

By | April 20th, 2014|Categories: Mexico|Tags: , , , , , |

Our tenth Mayan site to visit was no less than Chichen Itza,(it really sounds like chicken pizza) I wouldn't call it my number one favorite Mayan site, but it has its own charm beside the [...]

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Tonina

By | April 17th, 2014|Categories: Mexico|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The drive from San Cristobal de las Casas to Tonina was the longest 105 kilometers so far, taking us a total of three hours to get there. The topsy curvy, up-and-down road was loaded with [...]

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Oaxaca ruins

By | April 10th, 2014|Categories: Mexico|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The state of Oaxaca has quite a few ruins to visit with the most famous zones being just around the capital city. The main attraction and largest of all is Monte Alban, situated right on [...]

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