Cobá Ruins

The Maya city of Coba was not properly uncovered and researched until the mid 1920’s, Cobá has been growing in popularity ever since. Cobá was once a thriving metropolis, one of the largest the Mayans ever built, and estimates for its population during its hey day range from 60,000 inhabitants up to 100,000! As many as fifty roads lead out …

Cenotes, What are They?

The Yucatán peninsular is mainly formed of carbonate and soluble rock, mostly limestone; and it is this geological make up that allows the cenotes to form. With only a small amount of soil on the surface to retain it, rain water filters down through the rock and, through the progression of time, forms underground rivers. As these rivers flow they …

Chichen Itza and the Sacred Cenote

Chichen Itza is one of the largest ancient spiritual cities of the Maya culture, on the Caribbean side of southern Mexico. In the middle of the jungly Yucatan Peninsula, is an outstanding and well preserved feat of ancient Maya architecture, earning a slot on the 7 modern Wonders of the World list, which is well understood once you witness it. …