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588-Hotel – Cancun, Mexico

We had a great room at the hotel in Cancun for a couple of days. Here are a few shots of the view. [...]

August 7, 2011 Yucatán

587-Topes – Yucatan, Mexico

Driving the back roads of the Yucatan you encounter a village every two miles or so. Prior to entering the village, the government has made sure you slow down and creep through these areas. They have installed car destroying speed [...]

August 7, 2011 Yucatán

586-Churches – Yucatan, Mexico

Every Mexican town has to have a Catholic church. Here are a few of them. [...]

August 7, 2011 Yucatán

585-Yucatan, Mexico

Janine and I went to the Yucatan for a week of relaxation. Traveling across the Yucatan is quite an experience. The maps aren’t always correct and often you can see where you want to go, but can’t get there (like [...]

August 7, 2011 Yucatán

585-Edzna – Yucatan, Mexico

Edzna was a very interesting Mayan site near Oxkintok. Very few people were at the site so we were able to climb on everything and experience the ancient views. [...]

August 7, 2011 Yucatán

584-Oxkintok – Yucatan, Mexico

Oxkintok was one of the best sites to visit. Janine and I were the only ones there. We had the entire place to ourselves. We climbed everything and ruled the day. Road to the temples. Vulture waiting for us. [...]

August 7, 2011 Yucatán

583-Uxmal – Yucatan, Mexico

Uxmal was another Mayan temple that is a major tourist attraction. Fortunately, fewer people come here so you could climb on many of the rock structures. Another basketball hoop of death. [...]

August 7, 2011 Yucatán

582-Tulum Dancers – Yucatan, Mexico

Mayan ancestors have built a 50 foot pole where every 20 minutes they demonstrate Mayan pole dancing. A dance is done by they climbers, they climb the pole, wind the rope around the pole, and then fly upside down as [...]

August 7, 2011 Yucatán

581-Chitzen Itza – Yucatan, Mexico

Chichen Itza is a 1500 year old Mayan temple and was the most important and advanced ceremonial and religious center in Mesoamerica. “The Castle” or “Temple of Kukulcan”, a magnificent 70 feet high pyramid. According to tradition, during the spring [...]

August 7, 2011 Yucatán

580-Hacienda Temozon – Yucatan, Mexico

Janine and I stayed at a former Nobleman’s retreat about an hour outside of Merida on the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. The hacienda was so peaceful and beautiful it was difficult to leave. The room was gorgeous and the bed [...]

August 7, 2011 Yucatán