Month: March 2019



The Great Mayan City by the Sea. In antiquity right in the midst of the Mayan Empire Tulum, this very important city was originally named Zamá (dawn or morning) but with the passing of the years it took the name that best described it. Tulum means walled or surrounded by a fence. Built between the […]

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Playa del Carmen

As with most cities in the Yucatán peninsula, Playa del Carmen was originally settled by the Mayas in pre-Columbian times and was originally named Xaman Ha, which translates to “Water from the North” and its relevance resided in the fact that it was the place from which many Mayan folk would cross the ocean in […]

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Caribbean route

Sargassum in the Riviera Maya

The indelible idea of a pristine white sand beach washed by a beautiful calm sea of turquoise blue while wonderful palm trees sway to the gentleness of the warm Caribbean breeze is one that has been edged into our collective understanding of what life in the Riviera Maya is. I live here and I can […]

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