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Mexican Independence Day- El Grito de Dolores

Today is September 16, Mexican Independence Day! This weekend people all across the Riviera Maya and across the country will be celebrating this special day which serves as a source of that will be understood by those who live north of the border. So before you head out and join in the festivities we present […]

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Mayan Temples in the Yucatan Peninsula

The Yucatan Peninsula was once the land of the Maya, who left many landmarks in the form of temples and cities which are still remarkable well preserved. Each one is impressive in their own way, and in today’s blog we are going to look at the unique characteristics of three of the most well know […]

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Celebrating Playa del Carmen’s 25th Anniversary

July 28, 2018 marks the 25rd anniversary of Playa del Carmen. Gate48 is only a 38 minute drive from downtown, which makes it easy to enjoy the celebrations that will be taking place. To commemorate the occasion, today’s blog will look into the origin of the name Playa del Carmen, the name of the municipality […]

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Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo commemorates the date of May 5, 1862 when the Mexican army had a memorable victory over French soldiers on the outskirts of Puebla. It is often mistaken for Mexico’s Independence Day, which is celebrated on September 16. In today’s blog we will take look at this famous event which is remembered on […]

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