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Face to Face, History

Lebanese in Yucatán, Cultural and Culinary Contributions

The great variety of dishes (like the always-refreshing tabouli, delicious kibis or mouth-watering kafta) alongside cultural traditions, daily hard work, and discipline for saving are some of the most prized…

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History, It's very yucatecan, Maya Culture, Traditions, Who are the maya?

“Ko’olel, transforming the way”

The woman in Yucatán’s history arrives at Palacio Cantón in the exhibition “Ko’olel, transforming the way” *** A journey from the first known woman, to the new female identities. ***…

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History, It's very yucatecan, Living in Yucatán, Traditions, Transportation, Travel in yucatan

Volkswagen: A Living Cultural Memory

Classic Volkswagens of every color line the streets of modern Mérida, products that for locals are just as much Mexican as they are German. My friend Juanita tells a story…

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History, Maya Culture

Stephens and Catherwood Take the Maya World

Jungle of Stone: The True Story of Two Men, Their Extraordinary Journey, and the Discovery of the Lost Civilization of the Maya Reviewed by Jeanine Kitchel   IN 1839 an…

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History

Happy Birthday Yucatán Today!

It is with great pride that we tell you about an incredible milestone we have reached: on January 15, 2018, Yucatán Today is celebrating its 30th birthday! It’s been a…

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Culture, History

House Museum Quinta Montes Molina

Yucatán has always been known for the famous “Green Gold” era, so-named for the henequén (sisal) that brought prosperity to the state. One of the most important icons of this…

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History

29 Years Accompanying the Traveler

Since January 15, 1988, the first day Yucatán Today was published, it has filled us with pride to be the magazine described by our readers as the touristic “bible” of…

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Colonial Cities, History

The First Spark of the Mexican Revolution

Valladolid has a very important place in the history of México. The “first spark of the Mexican Revolution,” also known as the Dzelkoop Plan, was an insurrection which began on…

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