Tag: Mexico

What I Ate in Mexico

 

People give me a hard time about taking pictures of my food but I have to say, looking back over photos like this always brings up the clearest memories for me. Years after a trip I often won’t remember much looking at pictures of city streets or landmarks. But the pictures of food instantly transport me back to the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes of the places I’ve been. It’s just how my brain works.¬† Continue reading “What I Ate in Mexico”

Day Trip from Playa del Carmen – The Ruins of Tulum

 

Playa del Carmen is close to a number of different Mayan ruins and we knew we wanted to go and see at least one of the sites during our time there. Chichen Itza is one of the New Seven Wonders and a UNESCO world heritage site, while Coba is known for its more “off the beaten path” feel and the fact that you can still climb the pyramid. But we settled on Tulum, the only site situated on the coast and one of the last Mayan cities to be built.¬† Continue reading “Day Trip from Playa del Carmen – The Ruins of Tulum”

Day Trip from Playa del Carmen – Swimming in Cenote Cristalino

 

In preparation for my trip to Mexico I read about cenotes (pronounced say-no-tays) and knew I had to check one out while in Playa del Carmen. There are literally thousands of them in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula and many are easily accessible as a day trip. Continue reading “Day Trip from Playa del Carmen – Swimming in Cenote Cristalino”