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By Yucatan Times On Sunday, November 12th, 2017
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Researchers discover Chichén Itzá passageway that could lead to cenote

CHICHÉN ITZÁ — The team of the Great Mayan Aquifer Project led by the underwater archaeologist Guillermo de Anda has spent recent months exploring the underground world of Chichén Itzá, El Universal More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, November 5th, 2017
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Undiscovered Yucatan cenotes mapped with cutting-edge technology

Cutting-edge technology is enabling a team of experts to discover and map previously unknown cenotes, or sinkholes, on the Yucatán Peninsula and is also helping to confirm the existence of one previously detected More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 3rd, 2017
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Guatemala’s Tikal: Steep temples amid jungle setting

The most striking feature of Tikal is its towering, steep-sided temples, rising to heights of more than 44m, but what distinguishes it is its jungle setting. Its many plazas have been cleared of trees and vines, More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, October 16th, 2017
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Yucatan cultural attractions are poised to break annual visitors record

Museums and archaeological sites expect to close this year with more than three million visitors…. MERIDA — Yucatan is close to breaking the record of visitor influx in the state’s museums and More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, October 7th, 2017
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Ek Balam, impressive Mayan site just 104 miles from Cancun

Ek Balam, a Mayan archeologicial site, is located 171 km (104 miles) west of Cancun. Referred to as the “Celestial Jaguar” (Ek = Star; Balam = Jaguar), or the “Black or dark Jaguar” according More...