Currently viewing the tag: "ruins"

… this could be your view:
Beach at the Tulum Ruins

Beach at the Ruins

Well, minus the honky Yankees…

IMG_0976

Well, unless you like honky Yankees, in which case you’re royalty, so you can have any many as you want!

At Tulum

Tagged with:
 

We are surrounding by soulless zombie iguanas!

IMG_0931
I always forget what ubiquitous pests these lizards are in the tropics…
Iguana!
Good eatin’, so I hear.
Iguana with a View

Rawr!

AND they use hotel facilities without paying! How rude!
For Hotel Guests Only

Tagged with:
 

As the third most-visited Mayan site in the Yucatan, Tulum is constantly teeming with languages from all over the world.
IMG_0876
It sits on a bluff at the edge of the sea, precariously balanced on the precipice of history. Arguably the most luxuriously-located Mayan city, Tulum served as the port for nearby, and significantly less-commercialized, Coba, about 50 km inland.
Day 51 / 02.20.11
An easy bike ride from either the beach strip or Tulum Pueblo, the ruins are also a short day-trip away for revelers in Cancun and Playa del Carmen, who flock in large tour groups and chatter endlessly.
IMG_0868
When the rain comes, the tour buses shuffle off, and we find some quiet among the ancients.
IMG_0941
Unlike Chichen Itza, which is awash in hieroglyphics, the only place displaying the art of the Mayan writing system in the Temple of the Frescoes in the central courtyard.
IMG_1008
We might be Germans and Mexicans and American and Japanese and Aussies, but we all look the same when staring into the abyss of history and through the lens of ancient ruins…
IMG_0884

Tulum Ruins

Tagged with: