Riviera Maya - Mexico

Riviera Maya Cancun Coast MexicoThe Riviera Maya is an unspoiled stretch of coastline running for 75 miles along the Mexican Caribbean. With calm waters that come in multiple shades of blue and the ideal Riviera Maya weather, visitors can enjoy many activities. Continue reading “Riviera Maya – Mexico

Machu Picchu - Peru

machu picchu ruins landscape
The ruins of Machu Picchu, rediscovered in 1911 by Yale archaeologist Hiram Bingham, are one of the most beautiful and enigmatic ancient sites in the world. While the Inca people certainly used the Andean mountain top (9060 feet elevation), erecting many hundreds of stone structures from the early 1400’s, legends and myths indicate that Machu Picchu (meaning ‘Old Peak’ in the Quechua language) was revered as a sacred place from a far earlier time. Whatever its origins, the Inca turned the site into a small (5 square miles) but extraordinary city. Continue reading “Machu Picchu – Peru