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Riviera Maya Travel Guide

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Want to learn more about Riviera Maya? Read our in-depth articles on a variety of topics.

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Caste Wars

When Mexico won independence from Spain in 1821, there wasn't much for Maya to celebrate. They continued to be treated as second-class, "lower...

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Caribbean Coastal History

The Mayan culture is the enduring backdrop for Mexico's Caribbean Coast. Archaeologists have divided this civilization, which lasted some 3...

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Visiting Mayan ruins with a Caribbean view: The ruins at Tulum, only an hour south of Playa del Carmen, are a dramatic remnant of a sophisticated...

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