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Izamal, Magical town

Izamal is considered a magic village because the historical relevance, symbolism, legends, and religious importance. It’s a beautiful colonial town founded in the XVI century on the vestiges of an ancient Mayan city. It’s located just an hour away from Merida City. Its name is...

Protected Natural Areas – ECOTOURISM

If what you like is ecotourism, in Yucatan we have these 3 natural wonders you MUST visit: Celestun, Rio Lagartos and Arrecife Alacranes Rio Lagartos is a special biosphere reserve located 21 Km from Merida City, it is rich in vegetation and ecosystems. Imagine go fishing, spend...

Colonial Cities in Mexico

In Mexico some cities have vestiges of the colonial era occurred in the XVI century. These cities are rich in culture, architecture and many of them are Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Which means once identified, all the priceless and irreplaceable assets are protected, and the...

Caves and Cenotes in Yucatan – My Experience

Visiting a cenote is appreciating all the ducts made by water streams and adventure to unknown inside the dark caves where only the guides are your eyes. The past weekend, we went to inspect some caves and cenotes, because we want to offer a new...

What are Caves and Cenotes in Yucatán?

The cenote word comes from maya ts’ono’ot o d’zonot  it means “cave with water” this make reference to any underground space with water but open to exterior in some point. This are formed by the dissolution of limestone because the lightly acid water. When the rain filtered into the limestones, its...

The Yucatecan haciendas

The henequen haciendas in Yucatán emerged in the XIX century, transforming old corn-cattle ranches set by Spanish people during the colonial period , this haciendas were the main economic activity in Yucatan for 100 years, but this richness were based in human exploitation, its main...

Local Markets in Merida

Merida city is divided in neighborhoods; the main ones are San Cristobal, San Juan, San Sebastian, Santa Ana, Santa Lucia, Santiago, and La Ermita de Santa Isabel. Each neighborhood has a main square, a church and a market. Each market has areas like fruits and...

Cuba, through the eyes of a Mexican

Earlier this year, we had the opportunity to coordinate a tour in Cuba for a group of Australians, our partner Rubén, who accompanied the group for 10 days, tells us about his first visit to this incredible country.What are your general impressions of Cuba?Cuba is...

Vegetarian Travel in the Yucatan

Amazing Yucatecan vegetarian treats you gotta try.Do you have a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle that’s hard to keep up while traveling? Worry no more as we bring a list of only a few of the amazing Yucatecan vegetarian treats you must try!The most famous dishes...