Archive for January 30th, 2007

Food… Glorious Food

We all know and love the western version of Mexican food. However, beyond the wall of tacos, enchiladas, fajitas and tortillas lies a fantastic cuisine that is difficult to experience without visiting the region. Mexican cuising features many regional specialities and we’ve been enjoying sampling some Yucatanian favourites. For example:

Lime chicken soup […]

A Fine Cenote

While in Tulum, we took the opportunity to do some exploring and snorkeling in some of the many cenotes in the Yucatan. Cenotes (pronounced ´see-NOTE-ys´, not, embarrassingly, ´KEY-notes´) are a series of underground rivers created by cracks which have formed just beneath the limestone surface of the huge volcanic crater on the Yucatan Peninsula. […]