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Yucatan Haciendas

The way of life in the Yucatan peninsula, which blends elegance and freshness, is reflected in the henequen (sisal) producing haciendas scattered throughout the low jungle prevailing in the region. These exquisite constructions enjoyed their first splendor at the turn of the twentieth century, and they have once again become a global benchmark for luxury…

Yucatan Green Gold

The haciendas henequeneras (henequen plantations) in Yucatan state first emerged in the 17th century as family-owned cattle ranches, farming and manufacturing centers that produced products for export, before later converting to henequen production. View this post on Instagram #henequen 🇲🇽 A post shared by 𝙍𝙖𝙪𝙡 𝙁𝙞𝙚𝙧𝙧𝙤 (@fierrox) on Apr 21, 2016 at 4:46pm PDT  …

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