This is part of my research on the best dive sites in the world. These three destinations are mainly about the great hammerhead sharks.
This is part of my research on the best dive sites of the world. 145 km from Florida, in-between Jamaica and the Bahamas, surrounded by 4 195 islands and coral gardens, lies Cuba. With its classic american cars, Cuban music, colorful houses and its various dive sites.
I choose to categorize this blog into 7 continents, 5 oceans and 7 seas. Which I thought was interesting to know, so I’m sharing it with you. To make navigation easier around this blog.
Mexico city is the capital and largest city in Mexico as well as the largest city in the Americas and the world’s third largest metropolitan area by population, after Seoul and Tokyo. Mexico City is also the seat of the federal government. The 2009 estimated population for the city proper was around 8.84 million people, and has a land area of 1,485 square kilometers. Mexico City has a gross domestic product of $390… Read More
Chamula has over 50,000 inhabitants and is situated about 10 km from San Christobal. Chamula is located in the highlands at an altitude of 2,200 meters, inhabited by the indigenous Tzozil Maya people. The town enjoys of a unique autonomous status within Mexico. No outside police or military are allowed in the village. Chamulas have their own police force. The only sight in Chamula, is the church of San Juan. The church is… Read More
San Christobal is a lovely city. The easiest way to describe it is: It’s a city with a soul! It is known for its handcraft market. You can find hammocks, wool and much more at very reasonable prices. The city is located in the central highlands of Chiapas. It is located at an elevation of approximately 2100 m. The city is named after Saint Christopher and Bartolomé de las Casas, a Spanish priest… Read More
I woke up in the night bus, about one hour before arriving in Palenque town. The first thing I saw after leaving the unique beaches of Playa del Carmen was the Usumacinta River surrounded by jungle, at the crack of dawn. The lighting was perfect, nor bright nor dark. Mist was hanging over the river, through the trees. The water of the river was high, it mirrored that perfect morning light through… Read More
To visit the ruins of Palenque, your best lodging option would be El Panchan. It is a piece of land in the jungle. Staying there is magical. El Panchan provides accommodations for every budget. They have comfortable rooms with private bath, thatched huts, camping area, and palapas. Website: http://elpanchan.com/alojamiento_eng.htm Accommodation in El Panchan, Jungle Palace offers basic huts, with fan, beside a river. There is a shared bathroom with hot water. 10$/room…. Read More
The whale shark is a filter feeding shark, it is a slow- moving plankton eater. The largest viving fish, they can grow up to be 12m long. Its maximum age is around 70 years. We can find the shark in tropical warm oceans, like the southern and eastern parts of South Africa; Gladden Spit in Belize; Ningaloo Reef in Western Australia; Útila in Honduras; Donsol, Pasacao and Batangas in the Philippines; as well off Isla Mujeres and Isla Holbox in Yucatan Mexico; Ujung Kulon National Park in Indonesia; Nosy Be in Madagascar Off Tofo Reef near Inhambane in Mozambique,… Read More
The name Isla Mujeres, Island of the Women, refers to the large number of clay female idols found by the Spaniards here in 1518. The island contains the only known Mayan shrine to a female deity: Ixchel, goddess of the moon and fertility. The island’s laws prohibit the construction of any buildings higher than tree floors, and Us franchises such as MC Donald’s and Wal-Mart are not allowed on the island. “Nevertheless,… Read More