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Mundo Maya

A Second Chance To Discover Mundo Maya

Andrew Burmon | Posted 12.23.2012 | Travel

Cancun - On December 21, the eyes of the world turned towards the ruins of the Maya Empire and the eyes of those amid that megalithic rubble turned he...

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In Mexico, Locals Not Prepping For Doomsday

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Burmon | Posted 12.20.2012 | Travel

San Juan de Dios, Mexico is an unremarkable town 10 kilometers into the forest south of the ruins at Coba, where tourist buses park next to a shallow,...

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Inside Mexico's Abandoned 'Eiffel Tower'

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Burmon | Posted 12.20.2012 | Travel

A thin cement pier juts out into the warm waters of Chetumal's bay toward a small island dominated by a mysterious structure. Though fences have been ...

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The Yucatan's 'Cradle of the Mestizo'

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Burmon | Posted 12.19.2012 | Travel

The repainted school buses that run from Belize City up to Mexico fill with old white men in coveralls, young creole girls in beachwear and Garifuna i...

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PHOTOS: Off The Beaten Maya Path In Belize

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Burmon | Posted 12.18.2012 | Travel

If you don't intend to get to El Pilar, you don't. The Maya site is separated from the highway by miles of ranches and teak plantations, not to mentio...

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PHOTOS: You Won't Believe This Family's Wild Collection

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Burmon | Posted 12.18.2012 | Travel

The museum began 29 years ago when Luis Colmenares, then just a boy, spotted a sliver of pottery amid the dirt as his father dug a new foundation for ...

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PHOTOS: Exploring Tikal On The Eve Of The Apocalypse

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Burmon | Posted 12.18.2012 | Travel

The day I cross the border from Belize at Benque the man hawking newspapers from a moped in La Maquina is shouting into his bullhorn that John McAfee ...

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In Search Of The Maya In Guatemala

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Burmon | Posted 12.21.2012 | Travel

Religious iconography is as thick on the colectivo creaking down the lime white path through the jungle as the smell of sweat and hair grease. The chr...

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A Trip To Mayan Belize On The Eve Of The Apocalypse

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Burmon | Posted 12.18.2012 | Travel

Modern Belize is small enough that passengers on my Belize City-bound Delta flight spent nearly half an hour before takeoff figuring out how they knew...