Huatulco, Southernmost Pacific Resort

Huatulco, Southernmost Pacific Resort

In the state of Oaxaca and southeast of Acapulco is a large resort area called 'Huatulco'. It has nine small bays that hug the coast along with beautiful beaches. It is still in the progress of development. This place provides tranquility, wide-open beaches, water sports, many high-end hotels, adventurous excursions, mountain rivers, coffee plantations and mountain villages. Eco-tourism and Bays of Huatulco They are comprised of a 22 mile stretch of coastline and 22 thousand hectares of la... [ read more ]

Coba and Tulum in Quintana Roo

Coba and Tulum in Quintana Roo

Another large ruined city of the Pre-Columbian Maya civilization is Coba which is located in the state of Quintana. It is about ninety kilometers east of the Maya site of Chichen Itza. Not too far from the Caribbean Sea, and also near to Tulum. In proximity are two lagoons and a series of elevated stone and plaster roads. the locals called it Sacbe or 'white ways'. Noboch Mul pyramid It also leads to Yaxuna. There are large temple pyramids, one of which is the tallest known as Nohoch Mul g... [ read more ]

Uxmal the ruined city

Uxmal the ruined city

Uxmal is 78 kilometers south of Yucatan and it is a large pre-Columbian ruined city of the Maya civilization. Pronounced like 'oosh-mahl' in English, this place has the meaning of 'Built Three Times', Uxmal has the most complex examples of the regional Puuc-styled architecture and the magnificent pyramids and structures make it a popular destination. Uxmal's Noteworthy Buildings Some noteworthy buildings are the Governor's Palace, the Adivino, the Nunnery Quadrangle and the large Ballcourt... [ read more ]

Beauty of Playa del Carmen

Beauty of Playa del Carmen

One of the fastest growing towns that is with tons of fun in the Carribean is Playa del Carmen. It is a balneario resort city where partying, enjoying the beaches and immersing yourselves in the tropical splendor is a must do. In the middle of Riviera Maya in Quintana Roo is this vacationland. Playa del Carmen is the third largest city in Quintana Roo, after Chetumal and Cancun. It has great beach accommodations and amazing beaches. Even the convenience offer by ferry to Cozumel is numerous, ... [ read more ]

Exploring Mexico, Tequila!

Exploring Mexico, Tequila!

Mexico ©hnphotos/flickr Mexico is the fifth largest country on the American continent and it is one of the most characteristic place. Being the southern neighbour of the United States, Mexico seems to be the poor little brother of Uncle Sam but in fact, Mexico has one of the world’s largest economies with lots of potential. Mexican Culture One of the really promising potential of Mexico is tourism. Culturally the entire country is a paradise for explorers and it has a very friendly count... [ read more ]

Adventure Tourism in Mexico

Adventure Tourism in Mexico

Cozumel is the place for scuba diving, but you can snorkel also in quite a number of the beaches. Moreover, this place has a great off shore attraction that is the off shore reefs. It is not really difficult to make it there as there are many service providers that will take you there if you hire them to. Some with fast boats called the 'Deep Blue'. If you are an advanced diver, you can go for long dives by 'Living Underwater'. Looking for an excellent service and great packages, first resort ... [ read more ]

Mysterious Sights in Chichen Itza

Mysterious Sights in Chichen Itza

The Mayans were really good at sports and they built the Great Ballcourt of Chichen Itza of about 68 meters wide by 166 meters in length with no vault and no discontinuity between the walls. Totally open to the blue sky, and only each end has a raised to the temple area. If you made a whisper, you can hear from 500 feet away regardless of the wind direction or time of the day. You can also whisper in the night and experience the sound transmission giving you that amazing feeling based on this ... [ read more ]

The wonderful cultural heritage of Mexico

The wonderful cultural heritage of Mexico

Mexican art includes both plastic arts and visual arts and they follow the history of Mexico quite closely. From the Mesoamerican era to the colonial period, you can see the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire from the 1500 BCE to 1500 CE. After their independence, art remained heavily in European style. Such as the Social Realism or Mexican muralist movement. Folk art traditions is also well-known and mostly the indigenous and Spanish crafts. from pre-Columbian art of 1800 BC to AD 1500. ... [ read more ]