September 11, 2013
Jungle Photo in the Riviera Maya

Yucatan Nature Travel Tip – Photography in the jungle

The photo pros advise taking outdoor pics early in the morning or at dusk when the light is at its magic hour, but  if you’re trekking […]
September 10, 2013
The Art of Mayan bee Keeping

Yucatan Photo of the Day – Maya Bee Keeping – A dying art

The Maya cultural practice of bee keeping dates back thousands of years. The ancient Maya used honey then the same way the modern Maya use it, […]
September 9, 2013
Rio Secreto cave tour and eco park in the Riviera Maya

Riviera Maya Photo of the Day – Rio Secreto – Amazing caves!

WOW! Without a doubt, the limestone caves of the Yucatan Peninsula are one of the most amazing features of this naturally rich place! A great place […]
September 9, 2013
Mayan Temazacal in Tulum Mexico

Riviera Maya Nature Vacation Tip – Temazcal – A Mayan Cleansing

Nature vacations should be physically renewing as well as spiritually, and according to the Maya, time spent in a temazcal is both. The Mayan culture believes […]
September 6, 2013

Riviera Maya Photo of the Day – Turquoise Browed Motmot

These little guys are beautiful ambassadors of the Yucatan. With over 350 bird species in the Riviera Maya, birders vacationing here have found their paradise. Birdwatching […]
September 6, 2013

Riviera Maya Nature Travel Tip – Bio-Natural Organic Market – Keepin’ it real!

Bio-Natural is a small organic food market and vegetarian cafe located in Playa del Carmen on 10 av between Constituyentes and 16 street (Behind Quinta Alegría […]
September 5, 2013
tropical pine tress in the mexican caribbean

Riviera Maya Photo of the Day – Tropical Pine Trees

The mention of pine trees usually conjures images of Christmas, snow and cold weather, but pine trees are also part of the tropical landscape too here […]
September 4, 2013

Rio Lagartos, Yucatan – A Naturalist’s Place of Worship

Rio Lagartos is a small fishing village located on the north end of the peninsula in the state of Yucatan. With a population of 3,000, life […]
September 4, 2013
Xtabnetun flower in yucatan, mexico

Riviera Maya Photo of the Day – Xtabentun Flower – Bloom of Mayan Legend

The Xtabentun flower grows wild in the Yucatan and produces the pollen Yucatecan honey bees use to create the sweet nectar needed to make a delicious […]
September 4, 2013
isla-blanca-near-cancun mexico

Cancun Nature Travel Tip – Isla Blanca – All natural, all beautiful

Did you think all the beautiful beaches in Cancun were lined with resorts? Not Isla Blanca located 25 minutes north of Cancun. It is a peninsula […]
September 3, 2013
sunset-over-Nichupte-Lagoon Cancun Mexico

Cancun Photo of the Day – Sunset over Nichupte Lagoon – Natural beauty even in the Hotel Zone

Natural beauty is found everywhere in the Mexican Caribbean, even in Cancun’s glitzy, touristy Hotel Zone. We caught this fabulous Cancun sunset while dining at Fish […]
September 2, 2013
banana-spider in the Riviera Maya Jungle

Riviera Maya Photo of the Day – Along came a spider

We are not sure, but this looks to be a banana spider which is common in tropical jungles. They are also called golden orb-weavers and their […]