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Tulum Ruins (Video) Posted by on May 25, 2012

One of the best preserved Mayan cities, the ruins at Tulum are a fascinating place to visit. With stunning views of the Caribbean Sea and incredible Mayan architecture and artwork, a day spent here is a day well spent on any trip to Mexico.

The Ruins of Tulum Posted by on May 21, 2012

From Valladolid and Ek Balam, we jumped back on the ADO bus bound for Tulum. It was a short and comfortable ride, as the public transportation of Mexico once again delivered. Arriving in Tulum in the evening, we made our way to our hostel in the town. While there are plenty of fantastic beach side…

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Ek Balam Video Posted by on May 12, 2012

In a follow up to my written post about the ruins at Ek Balam, here’s a short video tour that takes you through the ancient Mayan city.

Valladolid, Mexico Posted by on Apr 9, 2012

After a big day of exploring the ruins at Chichen Itza, we caught a bus and headed to Valladolid. A small city located in the Yucatán, it was founded by Don Francisco de Montejo “The Nephew” in 1543 and named after the then Spanish capital. His uncle of the same name, who founded the city…

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Chichen Itza Posted by on Mar 12, 2012

With the year 2012 underway, we were thrilled to be heading to one of the great cities of the Maya – Chichen Itza. If the world is really going to come to an end this year, I wanted to at least see where the people who made that bold prediction lived and learn about their…

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¡Viva México! Posted by on Feb 17, 2012

Hola amigos! Mi nombre es Sasha. Soy Americano. Hablo un poco Español. Alright, I’ll admit it, my Spanish is quite awful. Unfortunately, the one year of Spanish that I studied way back in middle school is a distant memory. For some reason, I decided to study Latin in high school – a great choice if…

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