I will start by saying, I have finally made it to Mexico. Although it was not my top list destination, it was my sister's for years and so after reading a lot about safety, I have finally decided to go for it, and so glad I did!
I have mixed feelings about this place, BUT it is absolutely gorgeous and despite the negatives, I would go back.
Merida is the capital of Yucatan district and a good point for several day trips in it's close proximity. This is why I decided to use it as a second accommodation in my trip around the Yucatan Peninsula
Did you actually know that pink flamingos are not naturally pink but they become like this based on the food they are eating? Pretty amazing, isn't it?
I am so happy I got to squeeze this into my trip as I loved walking around Uxmal. I can only recommend it if you are in doubt of going or not. Come here early to have the site to yourself. You can hear birds singing, iguanas "waking up" and at times pure silence.
One of those places that have so much color that make you smile and consequently brighten up your day instantly.
In a crazy way, by staying in Playa del Carmen you can do a looot of things. I will share with you what I did while there and some of the things I researched to bookmarked for my next trip
When you visit the Yucatan Peninsula, one of the main attractions will be to visit the different archaeological sites of Maya origins. These sites, especially when visiting with a guide, give you an idea of the different symbols, the architecture and how incredible this civilization was.