Mexico has for me always been one of those destinations that seemed so close (especially having grown up in California), yet I’ve never actually set foot in this country until now! And there’s so much to see and experience—everything here seems foreign yet strangely familiar at the same time. After landing in Cancun’s International Airport, […]
When heading to Mexico there’s only one place on everyone’s mind. Chichen Itza. It’s one of the modern seven wonders of the world and with it’s impressive stature and wealth of culture it’s not surprising.
Here’s a pic of the party I talked about on my last post! People have such cool faces! I can’t get over them. So, we arrived in Merida at around 8 pm and proceeded to have dinner in a delightful restaurant called Oliva. Then we took a stroll around Merida’s historical center. It’s a […]
To try to solve the Mayan mystery, we visited the three most popular ruins on the Yucatán Peninsula at Chichén Itzá, Uxmal, and Tulum.
This Cenote it is located in the road from Valladolid to Cancun (Mexico), this Cenote is wonderful, when I went I could have a bath. Actually was wonderful because you coud see the ray of sun going into the water.
Crossing the colonial Yucatán Peninsula, we formed new pastel-colored impressions amidst a jungle of dark green.
Merida is the capital of the state of Yucatan, and a colonial city of over two million people. The Spanish influence can be seen everywhere as can the Mayan people who inhabit the city. The tropical climate, endless cultural events, and low cost of living make it attractive to expatriates from all over the world. […]
I love to wander the streets in a delicious city like Merida, taking in the sites and peering into interesting shops. Today I happened to glance to my right side and into a large courtyard and saw this…. Not waiting for an invitation, I walked in to gaze at its beauty. As my eyes adjusted […]
We got back last week from our family trip to the Yucatan, this post is an overview of our itinerary with more specific posts to come. If you are interested in the whole breakdown of our budget CLICK HERE. It’s quite fascinating I think. Thursday We had a 10:45 flight out of Miami and landed […]
We have moved to Mérida, capital city of the Yucatán, for a few days. You may have thought we were already in the Yucatán when we were in Cancún and you would have been half right. Cancún is on the Yucatán Peninsula but in the state of Quintana Roo. Mérida is on the Yucatán peninsula […]