Beyond Chichen Itza: Less traveled Maya sites

Posted September 16, 2012 by & filed under Mexico.

For longtime travelers to the Yucatan, the 2012 mythology that has taken hold brings a delicious irony: Worldwide attention is finally turning from the Yucatan’s white-powder beaches and sequestered all-inclusives to the remnants of the “lost civilization” buried under the jungle that drew the first travelers to Mexico’s mysterious southern peninsula after New York writer… Read more »

Mexico History on view via Google

Posted September 7, 2012 by & filed under Mexico.

More than 30 archaeological sites, including Chichen Itza and Tulum in the Yucatan, the Teotihuacan Pyramids near Mexico City and Oaxaca’s Monte Alban, will soon be seen on Google Mexico’s Street View platform. The feature enables users to click on map locations to obtain 360-degree, interactive images composed of millions of photos taken at street… Read more »