Knowing new cultures is a way to expand our narrow world. This land gives you a unique opportunity to get to know the Mayan culture in your journey. From the quiet and nearby towns of the Yucatan Peninsula, the most isolated Mayan ethnic groups of the Chiapas and Guatemala jungle, and the incredible cultural fusion of Belize. There is nothing better than living with the place for a real immersion.
We talk about places where you can participate in activities in the Mayan countryside, see artisans and typical crafts of the land, discover the religious syncretism between Christianity and Mayan beliefs, caves where to perform ceremonies, fairs, events or markets. Power to live closely the authenticity of places, to savor the little things that bring you closer to the Mayan culture.
Places and information that can give you a cultural value for enrichment over present and ancient Mayan world.
BELOW YOU CAN SEE THE ARTICLES REFERRING TO THE MAYAN WORLD:
The writings are a fundamental part of the knowledge of ancient civilizations. The Mayans were the only people of pre-Hispanic culture to develop writing. The vessels are one of the most important written legacies of the ancient Maya, what do they tell us?read more
One of the most important and scarce legacies of the Mayan civilization are the 3 preserved codices, according to some Mayans are 4. These codices are books written in pre-Hispanic times, an authentic treasure of Humanity.read more
In the history of the Spanish colonization of Mayan lands, the Auto de fe that was carried out in Maní in 1562, has passed as the most terrible episode of violence and destruction of Mayan idolatries. It was carried out by the Franciscan Fray Diego de Landa, one of the most controversial characters of the conquest.read more
Among the many attractions of the Yucatan Peninsula we highlight the cenotes as one of the natural wonders of this land. The X-Batún cenote is one of the jewels that we find in Yucatán.read more
The Maya feels blessed in their daily life for corn, it is what feeds them, and they bless him. They give him treatment of God, so his veneration of corn is recognized. They adore him daily with some rituals, thoughts or representations, as simple as that.read more
San Juan Chamula is home to 60.000 Tzotzil Mayans, a closed world of traditions and culture. In the temple of San Juan Bautista surprising rituals are practiced, fruits of the syncretism between Christianity and Mayan beliefs.read more