Tag: Mayan culture

Revived Mayan Pilgrimages to Cozumel Give Glance into Ancient Mayan Culture

Mayan Pilgrimage

Some of the most interesting traditions of Mayan culture were the pilgrimages they made before the Spanish conquest. For hundreds of years, ancient Mayans would embark on adventurous pilgrimages from Pole on Yucatan to the island of Cozumel. These pilgrimages were inspired…

National Geographic Travel Writer to Blog and Tweet Through Mexico to Highlight Mayan Culture

In anticipation of the end of the Mayan calendar on Dec. 21, 2012, Andrew Evans, National Geographic Traveler magazine’s “Digital Nomad,” has embarked on a cultural adventure to Mexico to uncover the mysteries of the Maya. He will travel to five Mexican states…

Travel Writer Joshua Berman Releases Latest Book: MAYA 2012: A Guide To Celebrations In Mexico, Guatemala, Belize & Honduras

Travel Writer Joshua Berman, a.k.a. The Tranquilo Traveler, has just announced the release of one of his new books, MAYA 2012: A Guide To Celebrations In Mexico, Guatemala, Belize & Honduras (in addition to Moon Belize!) Berman is a travel writer,…

2012 Declared Year of Mayan Culture

The MEXICO Report The Congress of the State of Yucatán unanimously approved the decree declaring “2012 – Year of Mayan Culture”. The purpose of the decree recognizing and declaring the year 2012 as “Year of the Mayan Culture”, is to set…