Los Cenotes

In Mayan language the word cenote (D’zonot) refers to any subterranean chamber containing permanent water. Despite their unique nomenclature, they can be extremely different amongst one another: some are vertical and deep, others are caves containing underwater pools, and others look like bright lakes. Estimates say there are more than 6000 cenotes in the Yucatan…

Cobá

Imagine Dragons probably had just climed up the Ixmoja pyramid in Cobá when they wrote their song “On Top Of The World”. Fourty-two meters tall, 120 stone steps that are much steeper and slippery than they look. Fortunately, there’s a thick rope in the middle you can hold on to to feel safe especially if,…

Chitchén Itzá

Visiting Chitchén Itzá was one of the main reasons why I wanted to visit the Yucatan Peninsula but I didn’t expect to be so astonished by the magnificence of this building. Walking out onto the clearing the pyramid stands tall and proud welcoming visitors to get closer to Mayan history. Their astounding knowledge of astronomy…

Tulum

Tulum is probably one of the most astonishing archeological sites in the Yucatan Peninsula, in between its sandy beaches and its jungle like forest you can find yourself in the midst of a sacred Mayan town. Tulum is said to have been inhabited between 1200-1521 AD, as a central port town for mayan commerce, due to…

Cancun

Cancun, and the Yucatan peninsula, have a double personality: the more touristic, party-life, cocktails and music on the beach side and then there’s the more Mexican side (where its not that pretty, but the food, the music, and the people are amazing!). Mainly known as the favorite destination for spring-breakers, there is definitely much more than just…