By Bruce W. Conord, June Conord
A advisor to the land of the Maya. The publication provides information on exploring the ruins, the tradition, the entire major points of interest and the actions, with recommendation on the right way to get there, the simplest time to go to and functional suggestion approximately traveling a overseas state. touch names and numbers of journey operators are given.
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Although, like the word "organic,'' ecotourism has become a cliché, the responsible use of low-impact tourism can make the difference between preservation and destruction of natural resources. One of the bigger environmental concerns in the Yucatán is the oil drilling offshore in Campeche. Pemex, the federal monopoly gas and oil behemoth, has a miserable record in other oil-producing states, so the pressure is on to insure a clean and environmentally safe operation. So far, it's comparatively successful.
Lie back and admire the southern night sky - bright enough to read by and streaked with the traces of falling stars. Shop in local mercados and rub shoulders (if you're very short) with Maya women in ancestral huipil dresses. Interested in traditional crafts such as hammocks, wood carvings and pottery? See them being made in villages off the beaten trail. Catch a taxi ride in a Victorian horse-drawn hansom to a renowned local restaurant that serves delicious authentic Yucatecan cuisine. All that and more you'll find here in our new Adventure Guide to the Yucatán, including Cancún & Cozumel.