Mayan Mexico June 5th 2009 After my visit to the impressive ruins of Teotihuacán I left Mexico City and spent the rest of my holiday in what used to be the Mayan empire - the Yucatan peninsula.
That's the Yucatan; as soon as you escape the horrors of the Riviera Maya, where no theme is too tacky, you enter one of the most laid-back regions in the world. Besides the Mayan ruins dotted all over the peninsula, there is almos ... read more
North America » Mexico » Yucatán The site of advanced Amerindian civilizations, Mexico came under Spanish rule for three centuries before achieving independence early in the 19th century. A devaluation of the peso in late 1994 threw Mexico into economic turmoil, triggering the worst... ... read more