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13 things to do in Yucatan

merida-yucatan

We want to let you know 13 things which you can do in Yucatan. You will enjoy all of them, you will love Yucatan, their culture, places, people, food and history. 1.- Take a relaxing walk in Paseo de Montejo View this post on Instagram Al visitar Mérida no te pierdas el dar un recorrido…

Things what we don´t care anymore in Yucatan

ojo de agua de celestun

Once you move to live in Yucatan, you’ll forget about many things, like: 1.- The diet. Nothing make us more happy than the pleasure of eat https://www.instagram.com/p/BMzpHkQBPb1/?tagged=frijolconpuerco   2.- We don´t care about season, we only have two. Hot and very hot View this post on Instagram Imagen de @enidcueto_ elegida por @ubermerida.mx ・・・ Quiero…

Izamal Yucatan, Magic Town

Izamal Yucatan Mexico

After departing Merida, travel east to arrive at Izamal, a colonial town with a distinct small town feel. Izamal is one of Mexico’s Pueblos Magicos (Magic Towns), a designation given by the Mexican secretary of Tourism to towns that have an important historical or cultural significance. Houses, shops and churches throughout Izamal are all painted…

Valladolid, The Sultan of the East

Iglesia de San Servasio, Valladolid, Yucatan

Located mid-way between Mérida and Cancun, colonial Valladolid is the third-largest city in Yucatan and a good base from which to explore the surrounding region. Visit Mayan ruins at Chichen Itza and Ek’ Balam, the Balankanche caves and Rio Lagartos, a coastal fishing village and flamingo colony located within the Reserva de la Biosfera Rio…

San Servacio Church – Valladolid, Yucatan

Iglesia de San Servasio, Valladolid, Yucatan

It is located on the southern side of the main square and was built by Priest Francisco Hernandez on March 24, 1545. In 1705 it was demolished by appointment of Bishop Pedro de los Rios Reyes, after the desecration of such sacred building, in the so called “Crime of Mayors.” In 1706 it was restored…

San Antonio de Padua Convent – Izamal, Yucatan

Atrio del convento de Izamal, Yucatan

This is one of the most important and majestic buildings of Mesoamerica. It is located on the plateau of the greatest hill of the city of Izamal. You can visit it by going up one of the three ramps built on the sides. The main ramp is of one piece and it finishes at the…

Izamal Magic Town

Atrio del convento de Izamal, Yucatan

Izamal is the first city in Mexico to be named a “Magic town” in 2001; it is a beautiful colonial city that was founded in the mid-16th Century on the remains of an ancient Mayan city. The majestic Convent of San Antonio de Padua located here was founded in 1549, built over the Mayan structure…

Welcome to Yucatan

chichen itza tour

The beginnings and origin of who we are today was born in the land of the Maya, the Mayan, with the ancient Maya civilization to which we belong and whose ancient heritage fills us with pride. Humanity in the 21st century searches to reconnect with ourselves, to become reconciled with nature and learn from their…