Category Archives: Things to do

Nature reserves and protected areas

by (photos via: FootPrints) There is a plethora of beautiful nature reserves and protected areas you can visit near Cancun. You will get the opportunity to observe monkeys, flamingos, whale sharks, marine turtles, crocodiles and many more creatures in … Continue reading

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The amazing monarch butterflies

There are two miracles in the Monarch reserve area. One is that the butterflies have survived, and the other is that the campesinos have survived. Continue reading

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How not to kill your papaya tree

From Tropica Mango Rare & Exotic Fruit Nursery: There are two types of papayas, Hawaiian and Mexican. The Hawaiian varieties are the papayas commonly found in supermarkets. These pear-shaped fruit generally weigh about 1 pound and have yellow skin when … Continue reading

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Snorkeling the cenotes

By Steve Gerrard: You don’t need to be a diver to enjoy the crystal clear cenotes. These incredible windows to the underground can easily be explored by snorkelers. Proper equipment allows the snorkeler not only to see, swim and breathe … Continue reading

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