Tag Archives: Tulum

The Sunday Chronicle: Adios Cancun

The long promised Cancun trip finale. I wanted to post a gallery of the people who were the best part of this trip, and that I haven’t included in my previous posts. The photos are from Cancun, Tulum, Ek Balam, Valladolid … Continue reading

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The Sunday Chronicle: Surprises in Tulum and Playa del Carmen

We were busy being herded into line to wait for a trolley to take us from the entry of Tulum to the entry into the ruins when I looked up…my mind was having a hard time processing this wonderful sight, that … Continue reading

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Phoneography Challenge: Tequila in Tulum

The first little shop in the area prior to the entry into the ruins of Tulum is a tequila tasting and sales room. Wanting to have my full wits about me to see the ruins (and not become one), I … Continue reading

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The Sunday Chronicle: The Ruins at Tulum

Tulum, the only ancient city of Mayan ruins that overlooks the sea. It is said to be one of the few inhabited when the Spaniards arrived in 1518. I can only imagine the thoughts of the conquistadores as they sailed … Continue reading

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The Iguana of Tulum

Iguana were found throughout our trek around the Mayan ruins of Tulum. It was the Mayan belief that the framework of the earth was formed by the bodies of iguana. Itzamna, the Supreme Mayan god’s name means iguana house, and looking out … Continue reading

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