Tag: Yucatan

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…

CNN Highlights Mayan Ruins As Part of Mexico’s Mundo Maya Tourism Campaign

MEXICO CITY – The following is being released by Marca Pais – Imagen de Mexico: Mayan archaeological sites in Mexico were recently featured in a CNN story about tourism in Mexico and the significance of the year 2012 in the Mayan calendar. CNN’s World’s Treasures asked Jeff Morgan,…

Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula Makes Frommer’s Top 10 List of Travel Destinations for 2012

Frommer’s, one of the most trusted names in travel and one of the bestselling travel guides in America, has released their list of Top 10 Destinations for 2012. Out of a very impressive selection, we are thrilled to report that Mexico’s…

Entrepreneurs Preserve Mayan Culture and Traditions at Centro Cultural y Artesanal in Izamal, Yucatán

Centro Cultural y Artesanal (Cultural Center) is located in the small, historical city of Izamal, located in the state of Yucatán, approximately 40 miles east of Mérida.  If you are planning on making a trip to Mérida, I highly recommend…

Travel Journalist Peter Greenberg Joins President Felipe Calderon for ‘Mexico – The Royal Tour’

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What I had anticipated since first being teased with a video demonstration back in June 2011, is now coming to life (public television rather). Needless to say, this Mexico-enthusiast is very excited about the news. Emmy Award-winning travel journalist Peter…