Deep in the jungle, these enormous Mayan ruins are hardly visited – but they’re probably the most impressive you’ll see!
As I go deep into Mexico and Central America to explore the Mayan world, I realise that we might be making the same fatal mistake that led to their downfall.
Chichen Itza is one of the most popular Mayan ruins because it’s close to coastal tourist towns. But there’s much more to it than that!
It’s worth a little extra effort to see one of the most impressive Mayan sites at the Uxmal ruins in Mexico.
It was at this ancient city that archaeologists made their biggest find of the Mayan world – a tomb untouched for more than a millennium!
A community project in Mexico’s Playa del Carmen gives local kids what tourism has taken from them – an imagination!
They may not be the most significant, but won’t find ruins with a better location than these ones on the Riviera Maya!
This biosphere is one of Mexico’s few natural World Heritage Sites and a perfect escape from tourists in Tulum.
This colourful city on Mexico’s coast hides a violent past as the victim of one of the world’s bloodiest pirate attacks.