Category: culture

HEAT WAVE? Visit a Cenote

As of today, we are experiencing one of the biggest heat waves to hit the Riviera Maya in many years. Temperatures have risen way past the 39º C (102º F) and humidity is at its most uncomfortable as you feel your clothes stick to your body and the ever-present sweat is a constant reminder that […]

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Tulum

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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Day of the Dead in Mexico

México is a wonderful country with so many things to offer to whoever comes and visit. The Day of the Dead is a traditional Mexican celebration that honors the dead. It is celebrated mainly on November 1 and 2, coinciding with the Catholic celebrations of All Souls Day and All Saints Day. It is a […]

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