Ah, the last post. The last adventures of Mexico. A complete two-week cycle. My inner OCD is content. There had, for the lack of a better term, been a large build-up to our penultimate day adventuring (I disregard the last day – day fourteen – mainly for the reason that it was spent in the […]
Travelers are thrilled when world-class attractions are easy to visit and not overrun with tourists. We were certainly surprised by the ancient city of Uxmal because it’s just this type of rare gem.
Looking at my pathetic log of the activities, I can draw two conclusions. The first being that, as time went on, our touristing days grew less and less packed. That’s not to say that they were any less tiring, but evidence suggests that, rather than stuffing the day with at least four/five activities, we reduced […]
To the delight of modern tourists, Maya kings sought to outdo each other with more and more impressive temples, and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Uxmal (pronounced oosh-mal) is an outstanding example.
Yesterday started my trip to Mexico! I am visiting the Yucatan Peninsula. I landed in Cancun and I’m travelling to Merida over the next few days. The first thing I did after landing in Cancun was of course eat Mexican food! I’m not staying in Cancun since I’m travelling with my family to Merida but […]
Mexico has been high on my travel list for a few years and last September we finally headed off for a week in the beautiful sunshine and Caribbean sea. My main aim for the week was to relax in the sun with frozen cocktails & get myself ready for my new job that I would […]
Text credits: http://www.merida.gob.mx/turismo/contenido/cultura_in/cultura.htm Celebrations and lively traditions always arrive on time to offer a colorful spectacle, rich in unforgettable images. This is how Merida lives a great 1-year-long cultural festival, and how thousands of visitors from around the globe become spectators of the city’s intense day-to-day reality. Every night, the Historic Center invites you to […]
If you’ve ever visited a wonder of the world, I’m sure you know how surreal it feels to be standing in front of it. For example, when I saw the Coliseum in Rome, I cried as I tried to fathom if the moment was real or not. But, when I visited Chichen Itza this past […]