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Colonial Cities, It's very yucatecan, Living in Yucatán

Fashion for the Whole Family: the Shoes of Ticul

“Such beautiful shoes you’re wearing! Where are they from?…Thanks, they’re from Ticul,” proudly answers a woman showing off a pair of modern, fashionable shoes manufactured in the Yucatecan shoe capital….

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Colonial Cities, Travel in yucatan

Rosas & Xocolate Boutique Hotel + Spa

Rosas & Xocolate Boutique Hotel + Spa is a combination of lifestyle, traditions, and culture. Life has always brought Carol Kolozs, owner and director of the hotel, back to Mérida….

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Hotel Puuc, Oxkutzcab

Only 100 km south of Mérida, you will find the “Huerta del Estado” (the state’s orchard): the city of Oxkutzcab. It has become the ideal place for those travelers who…

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Colonial Cities

Five Reasons to Visit Maní

Maní is a small city located in the southern part of the state, near Ticul. It is famous for being the epicenter of the route known as the Convent Route,…

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Colonial Cities

Uayma: Vice-Regal Beauty

There are destinations worth the journey: such is the case with Uayma, a small town located 15 km from Valladolid. It is known for its imposing and majestic church, unique…

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Colonial Cities

A Day in Valladolid

Valladolid, its tranquility and cozy ambience surrounded by pastel toned colonial buildings, is much like its people, the gentle, genuine, and friendly locals. Travelers mostly tend to skip Valladolid and…

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Muna, the Highest Hill of Yucatán

Imagine going to the top of the highest hill in Yucatán, from which you can observe the beautiful Maya jungle, with the magnificent pyramid of Uxmal in the background! You…

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Art, Colonial Cities, Shopping

Eclectic, Unique, and Passionate

Galería Tres Pájaros If I were asked to describe this place, I would say “eclectic,” “unique,” and “passionate,” but why? Come with me us to discover Galería Tres Pájaros. At…

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Oxkutzcab, Citrus Trees and History

Located in the southern part of the state, on the way to the Puuc Route, Oxkutzcab is a laid-back small city, with nice people – many of whom speak Maya…

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Hammock Fair in Tecoh

Can you imagine finding, in one single place, an enormous variety of hammocks in different colors and sizes? Yes, hammocks come in different sizes: single, double, and even family size,…

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Colonial Cities, Gastronomy

An Iconic Recipe: Behind the Scenes in Izamal

When you discover a new destination, gastronomy always plays a big role; and Yucatán is well known for its cuisine. There are many regional dishes including Cochinita Pibil, Relleno Negro,…

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Valladolid like you Have ever Seen Before!

This colonial city it’s located in an strategic area, at only 2 hours from Mérida if offers a unique combination of architecture, gastronomy and popular festivities. Join us in this…

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Celebration of the Christ Child in Espita

One of the most important festivities in Espita, municipality located in the east of Yucatán (165 km from Mérida, 2 hours approximately), is the celebration honoring the Baby Jesus, Espita’s…

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Colonial Cities, It's very yucatecan

A Colorful Party for the Souls

In Yucatán, the traditional festivity for the Day of the Dead is Hanal Pixan (food of the souls), celebrated by all Yucatecans. In the towns and cities it is celebrated…

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Oxkutzcab: The State’s Orchard

Oxkutzcab “town three times founded” or “place of the breadnut tree, tobacco and honey” is an agricultural center located in the southern part of Yucatán, 100 km from Mérida, in…

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Colonial Cities

Fall in Love with Conkal

When you are in travel mode you want to take advantage of every moment, to visit and discover everything. Conkal offers a different kind of escape, with one of the…

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Colonial Cities, Travel in yucatan

Vibrant Hammocks: Tixkokob

A step back in time to visit an old hacienda? Shop for a hammock with vibrant colors hand-made by regional artisans? Or breakfast on “mondongo” in the mercado? Of course,…

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Colonial Cities, Travel in yucatan

Off the Beaten Path in Yucatán

Let your spirit of adventure spirit guide you along new routes to discover Yucatán. Exploring small towns along the way could be a great way to reach your destination. You…

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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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