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Top 5 Activities in Playa del Carmen, #BeachThursday

In Playa del Carmen there are many activities you can do from the dawn to the sunset, there are countless places to visit and things to do. Playa del Carmen (PDC) is a sophisticated destination just an hour away from Cancun,recognized as the chic … Sigue leyendo

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San Gervasio Mayan Ruins on Cozumel Island #TravelTuesday

San Gervasio Mayan Ruins on Cozumel Island #TravelTuesday   San Gervasio ruins are a mayan archaeological site, located at the approximate center of the island of Cozumel, in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico. Compared to Tulum and Chichen Itza,  San Gervasio is … Sigue leyendo

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Top 10 activities to do in #Cancun #ThrowBackThursday

There are many activities to do during your Cancun vacation . Cancun offers a great variety of activities for everyone ranging from golf, diving, fishing, snoreling, parasailing, shopping, night clubbing and more. Mayan Explore gives you the top original activities … Sigue leyendo

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Chichen Itza

Chichen Itza was founded by the Maya in 400 A.D. and is located in the north central Yucatan Peninsula, now called Mexico. Chichen is located 75 miles from Merida and has a history of 1500 years. Read more here > … Sigue leyendo

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Why did the Mayans disappear?

It seems that everyone is talking about the End of the World and more and more people are talking about this mysterious civilization. People have become fascinated by their culture, beliefs and their ways of life. There are many unanswered … Sigue leyendo

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Ek Balam: The ancient Mayan City located in the deep dense jungle of the Yucatan Peninsula.

Just 15 years ago Ek Balam (“Black Jaguar” or “Jaguar Star” in Mayan) was excavated and was believed to be an incredibly important Mayan City which dates back to 700 AD.  This great city was inhabited as early as 100 … Sigue leyendo

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THE MAYAN GODS AND GODESSES

The ancient civilization of the Maya worshipped a number of Gods. They would sacrifice humans in order to communicate with them. After death, the soul was believed to go to the Underworld (Xibalba) where the sinister Death God (Yum Cimil) … Sigue leyendo

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Mayapan

Mayapán (mah-yah-pan) es un sitio maya precolombina a unos 25 kilómetros al sureste de Mérida y 62 kilómetros al oeste de Chichén Itzá. Mayapán fue el centro más importante de la civilización maya en el período anterior a la conquista … Sigue leyendo

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Chichen Itzá

Chichén-Itzá es la ciudad más grande arqueológicos de la civilización maya precolombina en la Península de Yucatán de México. Ubicado a 75 kilómetros de Mérida, capital de Yucatán, es uno de los destinos turísticos de México más visitado. En 1988 … Sigue leyendo

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Coba, una de las Ruinas Mayas más imponentes

COBA (co – BAH) es la ruinas mayas más recientemente descubiertos por los arqueólogos. Menos de 60 millas de su hermano arqueológicos más famosos, Chichén Itzá, Cobá es un día de viaje de Cancún. En 1972, el mexicano Instituto Nacional … Sigue leyendo

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