Tag Archives: Maya civilization

Santa Rosa Xtampak ruins

One of my most favourite ruins to visit is close to Hopelchen located in Campeche, about a 40 min drive from here.The drive itself is very pleasant, passing through some really nice country side through Mennonite country(yes we have Mennonites … Continue reading

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Fresh fresh fresh fruits of the season in Yucatan

I love the time of year when the pithaya and saramuyo (not sure this is spelt right) are in season.These two exotic fruits I can say are amongst some of my favourites since coming to live in the Yucatan. The … Continue reading

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Kip Cho Nah (squirrel cuckoo house)

The new casita Kip Cho Nah is now up and running for rental . It seems that each one that I build becomes easier and more , as the staff say, elegante ,than the others. I chose the name due … Continue reading

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What do I do all day now that the season is slow?

What do  I do all day now that the tourist season is officially over until july. There maybe odd dropins on a daily basis ,ones that like to come off season for normal tourists. So again what do I do … Continue reading

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Another corrida comes to town!

Another corrida (bullfight) starts May 13th in St Elena. If you have never seen one its quite an experience and another excuse for partying .The corridas are usually connected to a religious festival and all around the Yucatan you will … Continue reading

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The heats up and the Mangoes are on the tree.

It’s hot and has been for the last month with higher than normal temperatures for this time of year……………………… What do the Mexicans do……………. Head for the nearest beach , pool or water hole to cool off.   For the … Continue reading

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The jungle takes over the ruins of Nophat

The jungle takes over the ruins of Nohpat   Nohpat is located on the outskirts of St Elena on the way to Uxmal. The access road is usually only used by beekeepers and there are a few milperos that travel … Continue reading

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They come from all walks of life

With such diverse people that pass by ,stay awhile it does make life interesting …………….. Most are lovely and pleasant that pass through and I find the ones that stay are on the same wavelength as I and it’s refreshing. … Continue reading

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The caves of X,tacumbilxuna.an

After reading Incidents of Travel in the Yucatan by Stephens and Catherwood and knowing that the drawing of the caves of X,tacumbilxuna,an were located not far from here, I thought it time to go and visit .I had tried on … Continue reading

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My new drum

My drum……………. I have waited so long for a drum to come my way and finally the day came this week (after waiting 4 years) I went to see Pedro a sculpture that lives in Muna where he owns el … Continue reading

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