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The Last of 4 Mayakoba Resorts – Andaz Riviera Maya

The Mayakoba complex north of Playa del Carmen is one of those ambitious master plans that required a lot of guts and long-term vision. Spanish investors started buying the land in the 1980s, applied for permits in the 1990s, and finally opened the first hotel there (Fairmont Mayakoba) in 2006. Now the project has finally [&hellip

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Oh, the Animals You Will See in the Galapagos!

When you read articles about the Galapagos Islands and see the stunning wildlife shots, your natural reaction is to think the person who took the photos is a really good photographer. It’s also natural to think that baby sea lion or that puffed-up, red-chested frigate bird was the only one they spotted that day. An [&hellip

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Make Time for the Biomuseo While in Panama City

When you look at the shore excursion or day tour options on the internet for the capital of Panama, they’re quite limited. You’d be forgiven for thinking that all there is to do in Panama City is visit the canal, stop by the Gamboa Rainforest center, and have a drink or meal in the Casco [&hellip

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Get Your Built-in Peru Adventures With Explora Valle Sagrado

What if, by booking a certain hotel, you could have all of your adventure excursions taken care of in the land of the Incas, including a visit to Machu Picchu? What if you didn’t have to book a custom tour to do everything you want and you knew up front what all your expenses were [&hellip

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Know the Rules for Visiting Machu Picchu

As some famous sites reach the point of being loved to death, the preservationists need to work with the governing bodies to keep the crowds under control. After being named one of the 7 Wonders of the World a few years back and getting onto seemingly every person’s bucket list, the rules for visiting Machu [&hellip

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An Upscale Adventure River Cruise on the Amazon in Peru

Would you like to explore the Amazon River jungle area to see wildlife, but have a comfortable bed and an air-conditioned room at night? On International Expeditions river cruise aboard the Zafiro, you can get that plus fine food, a glass of wine, and a hot tub. When many travelers picture a journey on the [&hellip

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