The Mayans created one of the great cultures of Mesoamerica. They had impacts in developing math, the calendar, the arts, hieroglyphics, culture, and astronomy. They built ceremonial centers and thriving cities revolving around trade. Their territory stretched over much of Eastern Mexico, the Yucatan Peninsula, Belize, Honduras, and El Salvador.
On the coast of Quintana Roo, Mexico stands the ruin site of Tulum. It is one of the most important Mayan archeological sites on the east coast of the Yucatan Peninsula. On our Carnival Cruise line’s Western Caribbean cruise, we had the opportunity to visit this amazing ruin sites. This adventure was something I had always wanted to experience, another item to cross of the old “Bucket List.”
Tulum sits high on a bluff overlooking the crystal green/blue Caribbean Sea. At the water’s border is a beach of fine, white crystalline sand, surrounded by…
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