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The Mayan Magic of Mexico and Me

The Mayan Magic of Mexico and Me

Recently I was asked the very difficult question, “What was your most memorable trip?” Too difficult to select just one, my answer is often, “well, it depends,” and then I rattle of a few destinations. But even with a long list of adventures worthy of a video, I needed to give Wanderfly one destination and one […]

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Teōtīhuacān – Mexico’s Famous Pyramids

Teōtīhuacān – Mexico’s Famous Pyramids

Tulum. Chichen Itza. Palenque. Coba. When people think of the ancient ruins in Mexico, most think about the Mayan culture (and the Mayan calendar). But, other cultures flourished in Mexico. Many of the ancient ruins from the other great civilizations can also be visited today. And I recommend a visit to the Pyramids of the Sun […]

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Four Ways to Appreciate the Charm of Mayan Ruins at Coba

Four Ways to Appreciate the Charm of Mayan Ruins at Coba

The heavy rain arrived and a late breakfast was added to the itinerary after our first stop in Punta Laguna. We stopped just a few miles from the Mayan archaeological site of Coba and waited out the storm. After some eggs and tortilla the rain ceased.  We piled back into the van and continued to […]

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Tips for the Top 3 Mayan Ruins of the Riviera Maya

Tips for the Top 3 Mayan Ruins of the Riviera Maya

As the Mayan calendar marches closer to its December 2012 end date, many people wonder what the ‘end’ signifies. Do we have less than two years left? Whether an end or a new beginning (what I believe), fascination for the mysteries of the Mayan people captivate the world, well it really captivates me.  And on […]

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The Sacred Pool of Chichen Itza at Autumn Equinox

The Sacred Pool of Chichen Itza at Autumn Equinox

Chichen Itza recently named one of the new seven wonders of the world attracts people from across the globe. Visitors come by the bus loads to walk the grounds, view the sites, and ponder the past where both Maya and Toltec civilizations once flourished. However, on both the Spring (March 20/21) and Autumn (September 21/22) […]

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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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