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Travel in yucatan

A Seven-Day Stay in Yucatán July 2018

With 106 municipalities, countless cenotes, beaches, archaeological sites, and haciendas, Yucatán boasts one of the world’s densest cultural landscapes thanks to its ancient and contemporary Maya population. Accept that you’ll…

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Letter from the Editor

Letter From the Editor: July 2018

“The past informs the present.” ― Fennel Hudson This simple quote about tradition speaks volumes. We are very fortunate to be situated in the heart of an ancient civilization whose culture is…

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Haciendas, Travel in yucatan

Live the Muchuyché Experience with Cenotes, Caverns, and a Gorgeous Hacienda

This ex-hacienda, located in Mucuyché (“tree of the turtledove”), south of the pueblo, used to farm henequén. The splendor of its partially restored buildings is still apparent. But the most…

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Top 10 Yucatán

Top 10 Yucatán This Month: June 2018

  A haven for exotic migratory birds, Río Lagartos is an enormous bio-reserve where fresh water meets the sea. The view from the malecón reveals absolutely stunning turquoise waters in…

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Travel in yucatan

A Seven-Day Stay in Yucatán June 2018

With 106 municipalities, countless cenotes, beaches, archaeological sites, and haciendas, Yucatán boasts one of the world’s densest cultural landscapes thanks to its ancient and contemporary Maya population. Accept that you’ll…

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Destinations, Eco Destinations, Ecology, Traveling & Getting around

Flamingo Families

Tropically trending, pristinely pink, and curiously balanced, a large population of Caribbean Flamingos ranks high on a long list of “why visit Yucatán”. An extremely social bird, flamingos eat, rest,…

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Letter from the Editor

Letter From the Editor: June 2018

“A flock of flirting flamingos is pure, passionate, pink pandemonium.” Charley Harper   Did you know that the word “flamingo” comes from the Latin for “flame,” and a “flock” of…

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Gastronomy, Top 10 Yucatán

Delicious Little Onions of Ixil

To the unknowing eye, they appear as simple, purple spring onions. Upon deeper observation, you’ll take note of peculiar details which make these onions unique. Smaller in size, with a…

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Travel in yucatan

A Seven-Day Stay in Yucatán May 2018

With 106 municipalities, countless cenotes, beaches, archaeological sites, and haciendas, Yucatán boasts one of the world’s densest cultural landscapes thanks to its ancient and contemporary Maya population. Accept that you’ll…

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Top 10 Yucatán

Top 10 Yucatán This Month: May 2018

Labna Mango Bistro Cultural 1. Travel deeper to the Ruta Puuc, a route of three breathtaking archaeological sites with a distinctive architectural style unique to the region: Sayil, Kabah, and…

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Letter from the Editor

Letter From the Editor: May 2018

“To err is human; to forgive, divine.” – Alexander Pope I chose this classic quote about making mistakes because we made a REALLY big one last month! The April 15…

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Travel in yucatan

A Seven-Day Stay in Yucatán April 2018

With 106 municipalities, countless cenotes, beaches, archaeological sites, and haciendas, Yucatán boasts one of the world’s densest cultural landscapes thanks to its ancient and contemporary Maya population. Accept that you’ll…

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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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Traveling with Kids

Animals Mariposario (butterfly house) at Parque Científico Tecnológico de Yucatán Observe and learn everything about butterflies. Sierra Papacal – Chuburná Puerto Highway Km 5 Tel. (999) 341 0038 Parque Zoológico…

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Top 10 Yucatán

Top 10 Yucatán This Month: April 2018

Delicious and refreshing “aguas” (fruit juices) are offered in almost every Yucatecan restaurant. Our favorites: lima (not to be confused with limón), watermelon, and sour orange. The epic archaeological site…

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Letter from the Editor

Letter From the Editor: April 2018

“And that’s how my story began in the land of Yucatán.” Alberto Salum As the world seems to become a smaller and smaller place with the ease of travel and…

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Destinations, It's very yucatecan, Traditions, Travel in yucatan, Who are the maya?

Food Culture in the Puuc: The Original Farm to Table Movement

The modern Maya inhabitants of distant Yaxhachén maintain many of their traditional ways of living. They thrive as subsistence farmers, where men cultivate honey and work on small farms called…

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Travel in yucatan

A Seven-Day Stay in Yucatán – March 2018

With 106 municipalities, countless cenotes, beaches, archaeological sites, and haciendas, Yucatán boasts one of the world’s densest cultural landscapes thanks to its ancient and contemporary Maya population. Accept that you’ll…

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Eco Destinations, Ecology, Living in Yucatán

By Night in Yucatán, Night Skygazing and New Moonmusing

Last year, I wanted to capture the galaxy for my birthday. On the first minute of my 27th at midnight, sleepy Oscar drove me to the Puuc in the darkness of…

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Letter from the Editor

Letter From the Editor: March 2018

“Honey, look! It’s a toenail moon.” – Dorothy Stein My mom used to adore stargazing. She was always in tune with the night sky and the cycles of the moon….

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