Mexico’s Celebration of Death: An Age-Old Tradition

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Mexico Celebration of Death An Age-Old Tradition

 “The Mexican, in contrast, is familiar with death. (He) jokes about it, caresses it, sleeps with it, celebrates it. It is one of his favorite toys and his most steadfast love.” Octavio Paz If this quote demonstrates anything, it is that the Mexican culture has a unique and intimate relationship with death, a relationship not […]

Mexico Airport Customs: Passing with Ease

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Mexico Airport Customs Passing with Ease

WYou’ve made it to Mexico. After packing and spending hours spent in planes, trains and automobiles, all you can think about is getting to your final destination. It almost seems cruel to make you pass through immigration and customs. Well, unfortunately, somebody has to do it and that somebody is you, me…and everyone else on […]

Mexico Mayan Ruins of Coba: Traveling back in time

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Mexico Mayan Ruins of Coba Traveling back in time

The enormity of a green, luscious jungle and the ruins of an ancient civilization are suddenly broken up by the imagination as you see a clear, open space and in the middle of it all a pyramid measuring 42 meters (138 feet) painted in bright red. Suddenly you are transported to a different time period […]

Mexican Haciendas of Yucatan: History, Design and Photos.

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Mexican Haciendas of Yucatan History Design and Photos.

Recognized for its rich cultural history, the Yucatan Peninsula is home to a number of cultural attractions for travelers, such as archaeological sites of ancient Mayan ruins, but another no-less spectacular attraction is the Mexican hacienda. These architectural treasures are exquisite constructions with important historical significance. Hacienda History In the 16th century, the haciendas were […]