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Perfect Yucatecan Day: Part II (Acanceh and Mayapan)

It is believed that Mayapan was one of the most important Mayan cities, along with Chitzen-Itza and Uxmal.  With ~4,000 structures making up Mayapan, it’s as large as Chitzen-Itza but without Uxmal’s UNESCO World Heritage designation or Chitzen-Itza’s fame as … Continue reading

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Mayan Ruins of Uxmal

Last Saturday I took a trip out of the city to Uxmal (“X” in Mayan makes a “sh” sound so Uxmal is pronounced as “oo-sh-mahl”).  With a slight change in the weather and some drizzle in the morning, it provided … Continue reading

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