Category Archives: Tulum

Step Through the Arch into Paradise

A handmade arch made from dried tree branches welcomes all to this fabulous beach way down in Sian Ka’an, México. This little spot is in a remote part of the country with no electricity, no paved roads and the occasional jaguar still roaming around. I actually prefer that over a crowded, tourist packed beach with […]

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El Castillo de Tulum

The most impressive of the ruins in Tulum has to be El Castillo (The Castle). This is where the Mayan king would hold court over the most important civil and religious ceremonies. It sits atop a cliff facing out to the Caribbean and looks very imposing from land and from sea. At one time this […]

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Worshiping the Sun God

Turns out it’s not just the Mayans who worshipped the sun, so did the iguanas. They still do…but I don’t. On this day, I was avoiding it as much as possible. I was walking around the Mayan ruins in Tulum taking photos before the crowds showed up but it was brutally hot and humid. Even […]

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Playa Paraiso in Tulum

There is only one road within the jungles of Tulum, Mexico and it runs right along the beach. All you will find on this road are some boutique cabañas and small Mom and Pop restaurants serving up scrumptious fish tacos. No hi-rises or splashy hotels. You can pull over pretty much anywhere and enjoy miles […]

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