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Vaya con Valladolid Cenote Zaci

Vaya con Valladolid Cenote Zaci

After Chichen Itza and a visit to the Sacred Well, the next stop on the Xichen tour was lunch in the colonial city of Valladolid. After some classic Mexican cuisine we set out to walk off the food and find the convent of El San Bernardino. The history on the colorful streets, churches and convent […]

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Three "Alltournative" Cenote Swims in the Riviera Maya

Three "Alltournative" Cenote Swims in the Riviera Maya

I started my morning en route to San Felipe Ranch, a Mayan community, where Alltournative operates its adventure tours. My host Riviera Maya van sped down the main highway until a small sign and our guide both signaled us to turn off. Then the real journey began. We drove slowly across the uneven dirt road […]

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The Breathtaking Beauty of Cenote Multun-ha

The Breathtaking Beauty of Cenote Multun-ha

My guide walked toward the cenote, but I couldn’t see any cavern entrance or surface water. Confused my paced slowed even with the sudden rainfall and darker skies. She started to descend. Stairs? A spiral staircase descended below the surface and I followed her into the earth. After 20-30 steps and still no sight of […]

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The Cenote Swim at Hacienda Tres Rios

The Cenote Swim at Hacienda Tres Rios

I took off my life-preserver device and decided to dive. A deep breath and I left the surface to swim towards the bottom. Not very deep, only a few meters down, I touched, turned and planned to return to the surface. I looked up. Magical. Sunbeams penetrated the clear crisp water and shined on my […]

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Episode 15: Playing in Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya, Mexico

Episode 15: Playing in Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya, Mexico

Playa. The word translates to “beach” in Spanish, but let’s also remind ourselves, “playa” contains the English word “play.” “Play” and “Beach” is a great way to start to understand Playa del Carmen one of Mexico’s most popular beach towns in the center, or rather the heart, of the famed Riviera Maya. Playa del Carmen, the […]

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X Marks the Spot; eXploring Xcaret in MeXico’s Riviera Maya

X Marks the Spot; eXploring Xcaret in MeXico’s Riviera Maya

Do tourists who visit Cancun and the Riviera Maya ever really experience the true essence of the culture of Mexico? My answer was always yes, and after month long adventure across the Riviera Maya and Yucatan I can assure you, yes, you can find it and enjoy it.  But what about the traveler who only […]

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Stay AdvenTOURS

Stay AdvenTOURS

Ever want to see the world differently, to capture the Stay Adventurous mindset? Well now you can with Stay AdvenTours. Join me and let’s see the world through a different lens. Let’s travel to discover culture, cuisine and history to understand a destination’s  heart and soul. Let’s travel and change our mindset about the world […]

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Sunset Isla Mujeres Guest Post

Sunset Sunday, The Isla Mujeres Sunset in Quintana Roo, Mexico

Isla Mujeres or Island of Women, is one of Mexico´s Caribbean islands and it’s just 8.1 miles away from Cancun.  The name given in the 16th century references the countless statues of the  Mayan Goddess Ix-Chel  that were found by the Spanish expeditioners. Despite being so close to Cancun, “Isla” basically remains a quaint fishing […]

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