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Jacinto Canek, The Mayan Hero

Was an 18th-century Maya revolutionary who fought against the Spanish in the Yucatan Peninsula Born in Campeche, in a convent, their parents were mayan natives under the franciscan command. Who discover his intelligence and toked under their education. He learn about latin tongue, grammar and history. Jacinto traveled to Merida with his teacher (a friar),…

7 churches and former convents you must visit in Yucatan

Yucatan has a vast history of churches and former convents. We want to let you know about the seven you simply cannot miss. OXKUTZCAB: San Francisco de Asis Former Convent View this post on Instagram San Francisco de Asís, Oxkutzcab A post shared by Philip DePoala (@_philfree) on Apr 22, 2016 at 7:14pm PDT View…

Izamal Magic Town

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 known…

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