Bacalar, one of Mexico’s Many Magical Villages.

In Mayan, Bacalar means “the birth of heavens”. A name that refers to the 35-mile-long lake that shares the same name as the town. Laguna Bacalar, also known as the lagoon of seven colors, is the second largest lake in Mexico and because of its clarity and beautiful shades of turquoise is considered by some […]

Izamal, one of Mexico´s 35 “Magical Towns”

Izamal is a small city in the Mexican state of Yucatán, 65 km (about 40 miles) east of state capital Mérida. Izamal was continuously occupied throughout most of Mesoamerican chronology; in 2005, the city’s estimated population was 15,000 people. Izamal is known in Yucatán as “The Yellow City” (most of its buildings are painted yellow) and “The City of Hills” (though […]