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The formation of Cenotes

Do you know how the cenotes were formed? They are geological depressions that are formed by a natural process, and then fill with water. Normally, the cenotes are interconnected by underground tunnels. These water tunnels give cenotes unique characteristics. One…

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Lol -Tún

Loltún “means” flower of stone “, Mayan word that owes its origin to have found drawings of flowers on the walls of this huge passage, although other theories claim that its name is due to the sounds that emit the…

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The Good Life in Playa del Carmen

A Glimpse of the Good Life in Playa del Carmen, Mexico It’s not easy to leave a life of familiarity and comfort behind in an attempt to establish roots in a new city let alone a foreign country. Yet millions…

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Cheese and its history

There are several stories of how the cheese was discovered, one of them speaks of a stranger, traveling through the Middle East desert, filled his bags of leather, milk, after many hours under the sun, discovered that the milk had…

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Cacao

Cacao was discovered by our Spanish ancestors until the beginning of the 16th century, when Christopher Columbus and his crew, anchored in the island of Guanja off the coast of what is now Honduras, received small nuts from the inhabitants…

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El Portal Maya

The Portal Maya is a controversial sculpture by José Arturo Tavarez Padilla that has been gaining its place as a point of reference in Playa del Carmen. The purpose of the sculpture on the stage of the Fundadores park and…

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3D Museum of wonders

Do you like art? Well if you do, this museum is excellent for you, it combines art and fun. It has a lot of 3D illustrations allowing you to become part of the display, showcasing amazing artistic creations. It´s a…

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Mexican Tradition

Gaspar, Melchior and Balthazar are coming!! On January 6, most of the Hispanic world and culture celebrates El Día de Reyes, having a very special meaning for all, celebrating with family, friends and kids. As well it has a religious…

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More about Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen, is a beautiful vibrant young city located only 45 minutes from Cancun airport. The ancient Mayan settlers called Playa del Carmen, Xaman-Ha, which in their language means “Northern Water”. Today it has become one of the cities…

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Los Aguachiles

If you like seafood and want some authentic Mexican cuisine, then Los Aguachiles is a must-visit. The serve Mexican food made by and for Mexicans, in the center of Playa del Carmen but away from the most famous streets. The menu is…

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