Riviera Maya Photo of the Day – Diving in Cozumel

Posted March 31, 2014 by LocoGringo in Riviera Maya Activities,Riviera Maya Photos,Watersports

scuba diving in the riviera maya

Diving in Cozumel, Mexico is world class! AND the Riviera Maya turtle season is just around the corner. Check out his very special Cozumel dive surprise.

Costa Maya Photo of the Day – Birding

Posted March 27, 2014 by LocoGringo in Costa Maya Activities,Mexico Destinations,Mindful Traveler,Sustainable Tourism

birding in Mexico

There are over 350 varieties of birds in the Costa Maya. Just stepping outside your hotel or bungalow in the early morning, you never know what you may see. Birdwatching is a sustainable tourism activity. Find your Costa Maya escape.

Riviera Maya Photo of the Day- Catamaran cruisin’

Posted March 24, 2014 by LocoGringo in Riviera Maya Activities,Riviera Maya Photos,Watersports

catamaran sailing in the Mexican Caribbean

Sailing the Caribbean on a catamaran is a must when visiting the Riviera Maya. For a full-on tour that includes adventure on land and sea, contact Captain Quickie. For an easy 2 or 3 hour boat ride contact The Akumal Dive Shop. Discover other ways to play in the Riviera Maya.

Yucatan Photo of the Day – Mayan altars

Posted March 19, 2014 by LocoGringo in Mindful Traveler,Riviera Maya Photos,Yucatan Activities

Mayan alter in Riviera Maya Mexico

Many of the Yucatan Peninsula's modern Maya still practice the religion of their ancestors, building altars to present their gods with gifts and offerings. This photo was taken in Punta Laguna where visitors can witness and even participate in a Mayan cleansing ceremony. Discover the natural beauty of the Punta Laguna Reserve.

Riviera Maya Photo of the Day – Mayan ruins of Muyil

Posted March 18, 2014 by LocoGringo in Mayan Ruins,Mindful Traveler,Riviera Maya Activities,Riviera Maya Photos,Sustainable Tourism

Muyi ruins near Tulum , Mexico

Ruin trekking is a mindful traveler activity.  These gorgeous ruins are rarely visited and located right here in the Riviera Maya. The Mayan archeological site of Muyil is located just South of Tulum and is full of surprises! Check out other Costa Maya and Riviera Maya Ruins. Photo by Scott Brown

Riviera Maya Vacation Tip – The cenote less traveled

Posted March 17, 2014 by LocoGringo in Family vacations,Riviera Maya Activities,Riviera Maya Destinations,Riviera Maya Vacation Tips

Things to do in the Riviera Maya

Located on the Coba highway are numerous cenotes, each naturally beautiful in its own way. One of our favorite cenotes, the lesser known Zacil Ha, is only $50 pesos entry and you are welcome to bring your own cooler. Facilities include baños, loungers, a zip line, bar and restaurant. Find other gems along the Coba Road.

Yucatan Photo of the Day – The Zocalo

Posted March 14, 2014 by LocoGringo in Mexican Culture,Riviera Maya Photos

colonial cities in Yucatan

No matter which colonial Mexico town you are in, there is a zocalo. The zocalo is the town's center, usually a park, where the locals gather usually at mid-day and evenings. This is where town events usually occur and where street vendors sell their goods. The zocalo is the heart of any town in the Yucatan. Find out in which Yucatan city this zocalo is located.

Yucatan Photo of the Day – Easter customs in Mexico

Posted March 12, 2014 by LocoGringo in Mexican Culture,Mexico Destinations,Mindful Traveler,Yucatan Activities

Customs in Yucatan, Mexico

The mindful traveler learns about a country's culture. Mexico celebrates Pascua de Resurrección, or Easter in English, with great passion. This photo was taken in Izamal, Yucatán and is of the Mexican custom Vía Crucis (Way of the Cross), a street procession of actors portraying Roman soldiers and Christ bearing a cross. This custom is practiced in many Yucatecan cities. Discover historical cities of the Yucatan.

Costa Maya Mindful Travel Tip – Calderitas, Chetumal

Posted March 5, 2014 by LocoGringo in Costa Maya Activities,Mexico Destinations,Mexico Vacation Tips,Mindful Traveler

Chetumal, Mexico

Calderitas is a small Mayan coastal village situated on the western side of Chetumal Bay. For those who don't need much more than amazing ocean views, cold beer and the best tasting seafood ever, this might be a place for you to check out. Rent a kayak and paddle around the bay or rent a boat to sail around the naturally diverse Tamalcab Island. You will love this fantastic beach front hotel in Mahahual, Costa Maya

Yucatan Photo of the Day – Holbox is mindful travel

Posted March 4, 2014 by LocoGringo in Mexico Destinations,Mindful Traveler,Sustainable Tourism,Yucatan Activities

Isla Holbox Yucatan

A vacation to Isla Holbox is all natural, all beautiful and all mindful. There are no discos or fancy resorts, just kayaking, birdwatching, swimming, beach combing and sunset watching. Check out this very chic eco-resort.

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