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The Wind-soaked Air of El Cuyo

The drive into El Cuyo ranks very high on my list of cinematic arrivals. Leaving from Tizimín, the two-lane highway cuts through immense cattle pastures. Solitary palmeras form sparse groups…

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Archaeological Sites, Beaches, Colonial Cities, Destinations, Eco Destinations, Traveling & Getting around

In and Around Tizimín, Yucatán’s Heartland

Taste Tradition on the Corner of Colonial Tizimín Full of natural wonders, Tizimín still hasn’t felt the pressure of tourism, like many other smaller cities. That’s why you’ll find pure…

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Beaches, Eco Destinations, Travel in yucatan

Set up Camp along the Costa Esmeralda

Nothing brings me closer to the ocean than a tent. Nature’s lullaby carries me into a trance when I sleep in my wall-free nest. All four directions of the wind…

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Beaches, Destinations

Sisal, an Island on the Mainland

Based on its geographical location, it’s no surprise that Sisal feels like an island on the mainland. Characterized by colonial architecture and thought-provoking murals, when I arrived to Sisal I felt…

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Beaches, Eco Destinations, Traveling & Getting around

Travel Journals: Write to Remember

January 22, 2017 I hear Clémence unzipping her tent and she asks if I’m awake. We camped somewhere in the middle of 90 km coastal Biosphere Reserve Río Lagartos. I…

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Beaches, Travel in yucatan

San Felipe

This picturesque fishing village is the doorway to one of the natural wonders in the state of Yucatán: the Ría Lagartos Biosphere Reserve. Seafood delicacies for breakfast, lunch, or dinner;…

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El Cuyo, Natural Beauty

Can you imagine waking up with a view of the Caribbean Sea, walking on the beach with the white sand between your toes, listening to the sound of the waves…

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The Beaches of Yucatán

The breeze, the seagulls, and the sunshine are some of the pleasures you will enjoy on a Yucatecan summer day. The proximity of Mérida to the coastal towns of our…

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A day trip to Celestún provides a refreshing escape to natural wonders

By Robert Adams August, 2015 If you get an early start, Celestún Biosphere Reserve makes a fascinating day trip from Mérida. Located on Yucatán’s northwest coast about 95 kilometers/60 miles…

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Mexico’s Gift to the Travel Industry

It only took a single black and white aerial photo. I came across this remarkable black and white picture of Punta Cancún, taken in the early 1970’s, and started reflecting…

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Come see what Chicxulub Puerto has to offer!

The community of Chicxulub Puerto has a history of more than 450 years and began as part of the territory of the chiefdom of Nakuk Pech.  Currently its municipal seat…

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Sisal, Relaxation Within Reach

It takes only 40 minutes to get from Mérida to the fishing village of Sisal. Three different roads link Mérida with Hunucmá, and from there one straight road goes directly…

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Dzilam de Bravo

The Parque San Felipe offers one of the most unspoiled and spectacular bird watching areas in the Yucatán – and much more. Formerly difficult to access, a local cooperative (Dzayachuleb)…

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A Little Trip to Playa del Carmen

 Sometimes we need a little break to get away from everyday life to recharge our batteries a bit and take some time out. We decided to take a little trip…

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Beaches, Real Estate

Real Estate – Beach Homes

Less than 35 minutes from Mérida lies another world – La Costa Esmeralda – the Emerald Coast. The north coast of Yucatán on the Gulf of Mexico stretches about 120…

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