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Tikal

By | January 8th, 2015|Guatemala, travel|

Tikal is one of the major Mayan archaeological sites and was not disappointing at all even after we have seen 20+ sites in Mexico already. When it comes to this Maya ruins most of the [...]

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Xpujil

By | May 9th, 2014|Mexico|

Xpujil

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Becan

By | May 9th, 2014|Mexico|

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|Mexico|

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|Mexico|

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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Uxmal

By | April 24th, 2014|Mexico|

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|Mexico|

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|Mexico|

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|Mexico|

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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Monte Alban

By | April 8th, 2014|travel|

We visited Monte Alban on a hot weather, must have been 40 C, but we were not the only crazy people around, obviously there are other tourists willing to pay the fee of a heat [...]

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