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The Mayan Museum in Cancun

A visit to Gate48 in the Riviera Maya is not complete without learning about some history of the region. The Yucatan Peninsula, along with the neighboring states, were once home to the Maya, who left behind many archaeological relics, building and pyramids. The best way to learn about the Mayan civilization in more depth is […]

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Las Posadas: A Mexican Christmas Tradition

In Mexico, Las Posadas take place between December 16th all through Christmas Eve. Taking its’ name from the Spanish word for “inn,” they are a nine day re-enactment of Mary and Joseph’s nine day journey to the town of Bethlehem, their search for shelter, and the subsequent birth of the Baby Jesus. A traditional posada […]

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Dental Tourism in Mexico

Dental tourism in Mexico is growing in popularity, and many visitors are learning that there are substantial savings for equivalent dental work done back in Canada or the US. If you need to have some dental work done while visiting Gate48, you have many options, as there are a wide variety of dentists here in […]

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December 12: Day of the Virgin of Guadalupe

December 12 is celebrated as The Day of the Virgin of Guadalupe (Día de la Virgen de Guadalupe), a popular Catholic feast that is regarded by many in Mexico as the date marking the beginning of the Christmas season. On this day people show their devotion to this major figure of Mexican culture, marked by […]

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