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 […]
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 […]
I love history, specifically ancient history. I read, follow and watch everything I can on the topic. I dream that someday the world will be safe enough for us to visit Egypt and all it’s ancient wonders. I hope in the next 10 years we will get to see Machu Picchu and Tikal among other […]
When heading to Mexico there’s only one place on everyone’s mind. Chichen Itza. It’s one of the modern seven wonders of the world and with it’s impressive stature and wealth of culture it’s not surprising.
Although not the only Mayan temple complexes on the Yucatan Peninsula, these two are certainly the most famous. Oh and they are both UNESCO SITES! (Uxmal & Chichen Itza) 🙂 We were lucky enough on our last trip to visit both complexes, which I recommend if you have the time; if not, here is a […]
Chichén Itzá is a complex of Mayan ruins on Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula. A massive step pyramid, known as El Castillo or Temple of Kukulcan, dominates the ancient city, which thrived from around 600 A.D. to the 1200s. Graphic stone carvings survive at structures like the ball court, Temple of the Warriors and the Wall of […]