March 17, 2018

If You Are Lucky You Will See The Snake On The Equinox

This is a special guest post from George Fery* Twice a year, at each equinox, the sun plays with the angles of the northeast stairway of […]
February 2, 2018
Chacchoben Ruins

Discover for Yourself Mayan Ruins Few Ever See in the Heart of the Jungle

Located in the Costa Maya lake region, the Mayan ruins of Chacchoben sat in silence for almost a thousand years.   Once the largest community in the […]
June 26, 2017

Starting Planning For This New Mayan Archaeological Site

Who would have thunk? A new Mayan ruin site. Well not new, but newly excavated for all the world to see. Ichkabal is due to open […]
January 6, 2017

Super Cool Mayan Ruin 90 Minutes from the Riviera Maya – Naranjal Ruins

We are back to our off the beaten track exploring and man, we are having a blast. We are once again weaving through small pueblos, finding […]
February 24, 2016

Riviera Maya and Yucatan Memories – Uxmal Ruins

There are a lot of great memories from your Riviera Maya and Yucatan trips but where were your all time favorite memories? Uxmal comes pretty high […]
December 28, 2015

Sometimes the Road Less Traveled Isn’t a Road

We have followed the ancient footsteps of the Maya up pyramids, into cenotes and through the jungle. These experiences and adventures are what drew us to […]
November 20, 2015

Be a Culture Pilgrim in the Yucatan Peninsula

Pilgrims, the travelers of the world, be it for religious or new cultural experiences. Pilgrim is the name given to the early settlers in Canada and […]
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 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 […]
August 28, 2013
mayan-wedding-ceremony in the Riviera Maya

Riviera Maya Photo of the Day – Mayan wedding ceremony

This photo of preparations for a Mayan wedding ceremony reminds me of two kinds of passion, one of romantic love and one for ancient history. Mayan […]
August 26, 2013

Akumal Photo of the Day – Mayan Canoe – A sacred ritual

Each year, participants re-enact the ritual journey of the ancient Maya who traveled from Playa del Carmen to Cozumel in canoes just like this one to […]
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