Yucatan

Here are all my experiences in the state of Yucatan, Mexico

Izamal San Antonio de Padua

Izamal: village of three cultures in the middle of the jungle

The ‘yellow city’ Izamal is a village with about 15,000 inhabitants, in the middle of the Yucatan jungle and close to Mérida. Speaking of Mérida: Izamal was the capital of Yucatan before. Here the Mayan period transitions ‘seamlessly’ into the present time: in the center and just outside it are several pyramids, as part of …

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Calakmul pyramid

Calakmul, Yucatan’s Most Spectacular Secret

Monkeys swing from branch to branch. Constantly and everywhere there is rustling. Around the Pyramids, but especially in the woods. Those pyramids are proudly standing, although the traces of mother nature are there of course. Some old Mayan buildings are somewhat overgrown or full of moss. The largest pyramids have been cleaned, but here too …

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