Hanal Pixan / Day of the Dead celebration

Experiencing the local culture and traditions is sought by most visitors while traveling abroad.  A very unique date is coming up in Mexico; the Day of the Dead celebration.  The Mayan version of this catholic celebration is called Hanal Pixan.    It falls on November 1 and 2 (one day for adults, and one for children) and

The Chicxulub Crater

The Chicxulub crater in the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico is considered one of the largest impact craters on Earth. It is 180 km in diameter, 10 km deep and was formed about 65 million years ago. It has been linked to a mass extinction of dinosaurs and plant life often associated with the K-T boundary.