Winter break in the Yucatan

I realize that I’ve really gotten behind in writing our family blog.  The last entry was just before the kid’s winter break from school and we’ve packed a lot in between then and now. The kids had over 2 weeks off from school for their winter break and we made the most of it!

Over winter break, our Mexican family joined us for 5 fun days here in Playa

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Then…we took off in 2 mini-vans and stopped at…

Chichén Itzá


and then continued on to…


We had a fantastic 4 days in and around Merida. We spent one afternoon in Progresso (to the north), spent a day touring at a sisal farm, spent several evenings in the center of Merida, visited the Mayan Museum, and also spent a day visiting the Mayan ruins of Uxmal (about an hour and a half south of Merida).

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On the way home to Playa, we visited an awesome cenote right next to the Ek Balam Mayan Ruins….it was CRAZY deep!

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Here’s some video of the kids enjoying the cenote…(click the links…)


more jumping….

and…some swinging!

We are really hoping to make it back to Merida and the surrounding area again soon!







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