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The beaches and coastlines of Mexico Index Page

 With thousands of miles (9,330 kilometers) of coastline, Mexico offers everything one could want in the way of ocean-living, relaxing, exploring and water sports. From soft, gentle breezes over... read more

The Maya civilization and cities: a resource page Index Page

Introduction To the foreigner, the words 'Maya' and 'Mayan' conjure up images of archeological ruins and a lost society and culture. Currently, the word 'Chiapas' brings to mind rebellion, Sub Command... read more
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Rolfe Schell at the gates of Tulum Reviewed by Anthony Wright

"The great landscapes all belong to a tomorrow we have already lived." Fernando Pessoa, Livro do Desassossego   I collect old books. There's no more fun for me than to forage through secondh... read more

Interactive map of Quintana Roo: Cancun, Cozumel, Tulum Tony Burton

Interactive map of Quintana Roo: Cancun, Cozumel, Tulum read more

Below Tulum Mike Reed

The vast majority of visitors to Cancun never make it south of Tulum. Yet to many, that's where the adventure starts. The relatively empty region south of Tulum is a delight to nature lovers, ruin buff... read more

The Maya civilization, cities of the Maya Luis Dumois

The material splendor of the Maya culture is appreciated, more than in any other field, in the architecture and ornamentation of their cities. These city-states were the center of power for the king-pr... read more

Traveling exhibit offers portal into Huichol world Erin Cassin

The Huichols are one of the four indigenous groups that reside in the region known as the Gran Nayar, located in the southern part of the Sierra Madre Occidental Mountains. The Huichols call themselves Wixarika or, in plural form, Wixaritari, a word that's meaning is unknown but from which the term Huichol is derived. read more

Touring the Yucatan by motorcycle David Hammer

  "Ai-ee!" I yelled as the motorcycle flew into the air. We were riding double at 55 mph between Tulum and Playa del Carmen and I didn't see the sign for the elevated crosswalk ahead. My years of d... read more

Puerto Morelos, A Yucatan paradise Roger Cunningham

Located just 20 minutes south of Cancun on the Riviera Maya, Puerto Morelos is a haven of peace and solitude. It is possibly the last vestige of an authentic, small fishing village on the entire Caribb... read more

Millenium In Mexico--Where To Be? Michael Allan Williams

I've finally given in to Popular Culture. I'm accepting that this December 31t will usher in the next "Millenium." Yes, yes, I know that the Third Millenium actually kicks in on January 1, 2001, but I ... read more

Romantic Weddings South Of The Border Eleanor S. Morris

What could be more romantic than having both your wedding and your honeymoon at a beautiful destination? And getting married south of the Border is easily done, as you will see. Here are Mexico's... read more

Nature's artist: Mexico's Alan Vazquez Erin Cassin and Kinich Ramirez

"The topics that I address in my artwork are an SOS to protect our scarce natural resources of today." read more

Mexico questions and answers Marvin West

My exalted editor, spelling coach and inspirational wife of more than 50 years said my chosen subject for this month wasn't very good so we'll skip what I thought was an award-winning essay and go dire... read more

The Umbrella Jeanine Lee Kitchel

(While traveling to the Yucatan Peninsula on vacation in 1985, the author and her husband meet an adventurous contractor who offers to sell them a beachfront lot in Playa del Carmen. After accepting hi... read more

The beaches and coastlines of Mexico Index Page

 With thousands of miles (9,330 kilometers) of coastline, Mexico offers everything one could want in the way of ocean-living, relaxing, exploring and water sports. From soft, gentle breezes over... read more

The magic of Playa del Carmen on Mexico's Maya Riviera Sergio Wheeler

A paradisiacal town on Mexico's Maya Riviera can be found just a 45-minute drive from the Cancun International airport. Less known, but no less beautiful, Playa del Carmen has a lot to offer, and has b... read more

Is this where we turn off for Agua Azul? Stan Gotlieb

Travel guide books are good to have, and I have many. Still, they do have their faults. This was written after an intense, 2,000 mile, 2 week trip through the Mexican part of the Ruta Maya. (Pictured a... read more

Buying our Mexico dream property on Cozumel David Hammer

As I walked through the hotel lobby, the weight of the three hundred $100 bills sewn to the waist band of my Jockey shorts pulled my underpants down over my small rear. The money was hanging at my knees. As inconspicuous as a penguin waddling through the hotel lobby at high noon, I could easily have been mistaken for an amateur drug smuggler. When I approached the front desk, the clerk asked, "Qué le parece un caja de seguridad?" I knew my cover was blown when he offered me a Safe-deposit Box. It had been a long trip read more

Bliss, paradise and no tipping John Neubauer

Maria Mukul washes the family laundry in her village at Pac Chen, Quintana Roo I'm drifting away and feeling mighty fine about it, I don't mind saying. For the last hour or so my brain's been telling ... read more

The Maya civilization and cities: a resource page Index Page

Introduction To the foreigner, the words 'Maya' and 'Mayan' conjure up images of archeological ruins and a lost society and culture. Currently, the word 'Chiapas' brings to mind rebellion, Sub Command... read more

La Civilizacion Maya Luis Dumois

Por enésima vez, el carro se había atorado en el camino. ¡Carajo! La cosa estaba mucho peor de lo que habíamos imaginado. Abrí la puerta y me bajé para ver cómo sacarnos del agujero en que habí... read more

A day at Labna: An ancient Maya city in Yucatan Luis Dumois

For the thousandth time, the automobile was stuck in the road. Damn! Things were much worse than we'd imagined. I opened the car door and stepped down to see how to get us out from the hole in which we... read more

Ask an old gringo: NASCAR, tortilla prices and the border fence Marvin West

Questions and answers about life in Mexico. read more

The Classic Period - Part 3: The Maya Dale Hoyt Palfrey

The Maya make up the largest homogenous group of Indians north of Peru, inhabiting a vast area that encompasses Mexico's Yucatan peninsula and parts of the states of Tabasco and Chiapas, as well as Gua... read more

Calendar of Mexican food festivals Karen Hursh Graber

Possibly no other country in the world has as many festivals, fairs and feast days as Mexico. National holidays, religious holidays and people's santos (saints' days) are all celebrated with gus... read more
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