These days, it’s often hard to understand what things really look like. Colors are adjusted, filters are added, and things are clone stamped out, amongst various other atrocities. (and yes, we are guilty of that too!) Photos look instagrammed and over saturated more often than not. But it’s time for … more »
Cenote Cristalino: sacred for the Mayas and for the senses!
I can’t write much about Cenote Cristalino. It is simply put, one of the most beautiful places I have ever been at. In a surrounding that could be out of a travel agency brochure or movie, you have crystal clear water, so transparent that you see the fishes going around … more »
If you don’t like corn, do not come to Mexico! Or do come, but bring your own food!… Jokes aside, Mexicans do love corn and their diet is heavilly based around it. “Tortillas” is their flat bread made out of corn dough and it’s a staple side in all … more »
Tulum – Imagining the Spanish arriving to Mexico
This ancient Mayan fort was one of the first points of contact with the Spanish. It was a major sea-port for Mayan trade as well as a point of defence. Definitely one of the most dramatic sites in Mexico. The confluence of the ruins and the sea with the strong … more »
Mexican Coffee – Cafe de Olla
Warm and aromatic, this Mexican treat is a definite winner. The coffee is light and this enhances the Cinnamon-ny experience that it brings with it. Make sure you ask for Cafe de Olla when you’re in Mexico!
Cenote Cristalino: swim with the fishes
On highway 307 from Playa del Carmen to Tulum (Mexico) you’ll find a number of Cenotes right before you reach Akumal. A Cenote is a natural limestone structure which contains ground water (and lots of flora and fauna). The ride from Playa del Carmen to Cenote Cristalino is 20 Pesos … more »