Flamingos nest in the Ria Lagartos Biosphere Reserve in the state of Yucatán

2012 Spring Equinox at Chichén Itzá

On March 20 and 21, the period marking this year’s spring equinox, thousands of people will gather in the Great Plaza, the sacred heart of the ancient Mayan city of Chichén Itzá, Yucatán’s famous World Heritage Site to watch the sunset.…
Flamingos nest in the Ria Lagartos Biosphere Reserve in the state of Yucatán

Favorites from the Yucatecan Kitchen

During your visit to the Mexican Caribbean or Yucatan, be sure to sample the delicious local cuisine. Although it is based on the famous trio of corn, chilies and beans, the use of which dates back to the days of the ancient Maya, it couldn’t…
Flamingos nest in the Ria Lagartos Biosphere Reserve in the state of Yucatán
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Merida Celebrates its 470th Anniversary

Merida, the beautiful capital of the state of Yucatan is 470 years old on January 6! It is celebrating the anniversary of its foundation by Spanish conquistador Francisco de Montejo y Leon the Younger “El Mozo,” in 1542 amidst the ruins…
Flamingos nest in the Ria Lagartos Biosphere Reserve in the state of Yucatán
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Secrets of the Sacred Cenote

During a visit to the ancient Mayan city of Chichén Itzá, UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the Seven New Wonders of the World, your guide will take you to the mysterious natural well known as the Sacred Cenote (Cenote Sagrado). A short…