The Best Swimming Holes in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula

Throughout Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, you can find a wide variety of cenotes, natural swimming holes created by the collapse of limestone rock. Cenotes range from open-air pools surrounded by lush…

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Mayan Ruins at Uxmal – Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico

Mayan archaeological sites can be found throughout the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico with Chichen Itza being the most famous and most visited.  Last month, a trip to Merida provided easy…

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Swimming with Whale Sharks – 2013 Edition

Between the months of May and September, whale sharks (Tiburon ballena) congregate off the coast of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. The biggest fish on the planet, a whale shark can weigh…

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Ik-kil Cenote – How To Escape the Crowds

Ik-kil Cenote in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico is located only about 5 minutes from Chichen Itza Archaeological Site. Its proximity to Chichen Itza makes Ik-kil a popular stop on…

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