Mayan Ruins of Yaxchilan & Bonampak — Travel Around the Galaxy

This is the story of two amazing Mayan Ruins located in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas; Yaxchilan and Bonampak. The two sites are located 30km from each other, with Yaxchilan being the more important of the two, ruling over its smaller neighbor. During the Late Classical Period, Yaxchillan was an influential city, strategically located […]

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Tale of Two Ancient Cities: Coba and Tulum — Chasing the Good Life

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For many people hopping on a bike is a frequent occurrence. For us, not so much. But the size of the Coba Archaeological Zone almost requires riding a two wheeler. You could walk it, but the distances between sights can be several kilometers. A third option are the pedicabs, but those pedicab drivers were almost […]

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MX: The One(s) in Mexico – A Wonder and Cenotes (Day Twelve, Thirteen, & Fourteen) — A Weary Traveller

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 […]

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MX: The One(s) in Mexico – (More) Ruins and Beaches (Day Nine, Ten & Eleven) — A Weary Traveller

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 […]

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