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19

Nov
Cancun

5 INCREDIBLE THINGS TO MAKE BY COMING TO CANCUN YOU WILL NOT BELIEVE THE THIRD

  1/ Chichen Itza You could enjoy one of the 7 new world wonders, Chichen Itza is one of the most important archeological areas of the peninsula of Yucatán. This former capital of the empire Maya, of a 300 hectare surface where we can admire the pyramid of KuKulcan of two cenotes what a real …

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5

Nov

The National Museum of Anthropology

The National Museum of Anthropology In our Monarch Butterfly Tour, we have the opportunity to visit more than the butterfly sanctuaries. We stayed some days at Mexico City, a teeming metropolis of intensity and innovation, has at its heart one of the most important museums in Latin America, Museo Nacional de Antropologia (The National Museum …

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22

Oct

Monarch Butterfly Sanctuaries

The annual Monarch butterfly migration is one of nature’s great spectacles and a top attraction for visitors to Mexico’s central highlands. Each year, as many as 60 million to one billion Monarch butterflies make journey from eastern Canada to the forests of western central Mexico, a journey that spans more than 2,500 miles. The Monarch …

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27

Sep
Sian Ka' an Tour

Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve: Everything you´re looking for

Sian Ka’an BIosphere Reserve is such a place which you can´t describe with words, or even with pictures. The beauty of this biosphere reserve can only be observed by your own eyes.   Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve is located at the east-coast of the peninsula Yucatán, Mexico. The area is part of ´UNESCO World Heritage´ …

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30

Aug
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Facts About The Monarch Butterfly Migration

Do Monarch Butterflies hiberate? When we talk about nature in North America, we think about three different countries with three different kind of fauna, with USA sharing some species with Canada and some species with Mexico but we share one mutual butterfly species who make a long journey from Canada to west Mexico: The Monarch …

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29

Jun
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4 Things to Consider for your Whale Shark Tour in Cancun.

From March to September, the Mexican Caribbean is home of one of the most amazing creatures of the world. The Whale Shark arrives to this harm waters to find food in this beautiful sea. Thousands of tourists came here to enjoy this spectacular event and swim near the biggest fish of the ocean. You can find …

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6

Jan

5 Activities in Cancun for New Year’s resolutions.

Activities in Cancun for New Year’s resolutions. A New Year starts and most people see it as an opportunity to do things differently to the previous year, as people try to improve and we also offer personal exploits whose size depends only on ourselves. According to some traditions, it should be a purpose for each …

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18

Dec
Christmas beach

One week left ’till Christmas!

With one week left ‘till Christmas everything and everyone is getting in a festive mood. The Christmas tree is all set up, the city is full of lights and in the stores and on the radio you hear Christmas songs all day long.   Here at the office of EcoColors Tours, we’re also feeling the …

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7

Dec

Let´s talk about the whale sharks – 04

For the next few months we’re going to share some facts about the whale sharks every week with you. In this fourth episode we’re talking about the feeding & diet of the whale sharks!   Whale sharks mostly eat planktonic animals (euphausiids, copepods, fish and squid eggs or larvae) though they have also been observed …

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1

Dec
newsletter

Diving with Sharks: A Closer View to the Mako Shark

Diving with Mako Sharks In the world of  scuba divers, the  favorite animal is the Shark, any of the existing species of sharks are fascinating for certified divers around the world. Maybe is for the beauty and agility of those animals or simply for the adrenaline shot of swimming beside the greatest predator of the ocean. …

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30

Nov
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Physiology & anatomy of the whale sharks

For the next few months we’re going to share some facts about the whale sharks every week with you. In this third episode we’re talking about the physiology & anatomy of the whale sharks! The largest whale shark that has been directly measured was reported to be 12.65 meters (41.50 ft) long and weighed more …

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23

Nov
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Migration & habitat of the whale sharks

For the next few months we’re going to share some facts about the whale sharks every week with you. In this second episode we’re talking about the distribution & habitat of the whale sharks!   Whale sharks live in all tropic and warm-temperate seas except evidently the Mediterranean. It is thought to be primarily pelagic …

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20

Nov
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Celebration of el Dia de la Revolución

Even though Monday was the official national holiday of el Dia de la revolución (3rd Monday of November), today is el veinte de noviembre (20th of November) so the historical date of the Revolution.   At this day, the Mexicans remember and celebrate the Revolution of 1910 to 1920. But why is it celebrated at …

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16

Nov
tiburon

Taxonomy & Classification of whale sharks in Cancun

For the next few months we’re going to share some facts about the whale sharks every week with you. In this first episode we’re talking about the taxonomy & classification of the whale sharks! The whale shark may be harmless, but it’s a true shark, because it has a skeleton made from cartilage, that is …

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4

Nov

7 Tech Gadgets for Travelers

7 Tech Gadgets for Travelers On vacation, your first inclination may be to unplug. But some tech accessories can make your travels even more enjoyable. We’ve selected the top 7 trip-improving gadgets—from a video camera that documents underwater experiences to a battery-powered backpack that recharges phones. Whether you’re headed out on a beach vacation or a …

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4

Nov

Ecotourism in Cancun and the Mayan world

We’re glad to share with you that every year, our general director gives a webinar about the attractions to go to the Yucatan Peninsula, such as ecotourism in the Mayan world, ecosystems in the Maya area, its infrastructure and the adventure you can get here.   He will also give you some information sustainable tourism, …

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23

Oct

Mexican dishes that we love and you should try…

The local food is a unique combination of influences from Europe, Central Mexico and the delicious touch of the Yucatecan style. Now, we don’t want to bore you with elaborate descriptions or try to explain the explosion of flavors in your mouth while you enjoy every bite. Let’s give you a hint of the Mexican …

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16

Oct
Swim with Whale Sharks Cancun Tour, whale shark cancun tour, whale shark holbox tour

Swimming with the Whale Sharks La Paz

Whale Shark Season in La Paz, Baja California A little bit more than one month ago I told you about the Whale Shark Season was coming to an end. But now you will have the opportunity to swim with these gentle giants again, but in Baja California Sur.   Since we’re the pioneers of operating …

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9

Oct
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Cancun update

3 weeks ago I introduced myself and told you about my first experiences with living in Cancun, Mexico as a Dutch intern. Now, after 6 weeks of working with EcoColors, I thought it was time to meet you again 🙂   At this moment, I’m over 1/4 of my internship. I’ve done a lot of …

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2

Oct
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The beautiful Monarch Butterflies

If you plan a trip to Mexico this winter, you definitely have to see the Monarch Butterflies. These butterflies are very special because every year they make a massive journey to southern California and Mexico to escape the cold weather which will kill them if they tarry too long. Their journey can take up to …

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18

Sep

Welcome to Cancun

¡Hola Mexico! ¡Hola Cancun! First of all, let me introduce myself. My name is Chantal and I just turned 19 years old. Right now I live in Cancun, but until 2,5 weeks ago I lived in a small village in the Netherlands. Now you´re probably wondering, what does such a young Dutch girl in the …

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11

Sep
Swim with Whale Sharks Cancun Tour, whale shark cancun tour, whale shark holbox tour

End of the Whale Shark Season in Cancun

Whale Shark Season in Cancun is coming to an end! These incredible creatures are part of our amazing marine life in the Mexican Caribbean, so every year we take you on a tour to swim with the gentle giants giving you a unique adventure and the opportunity to see the Whale Sharks in their natural …

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31

Jul
Tourists walk past large quantities of seaweed piling up on the beach in the Mexican resort city of Cancun, Mexico, Wednesday, July 15, 2015. The seaweed invasion, which appears to have hit most of the Caribbean this year, is generally considered a nuisance and has prompted some hotel cancellations from tourists but scientists consider washed-up seaweed an important part of the coastal eco-system and plays a role in beach nourishment although some scientists have also associated the large quantities of seaweed this year in the Caribbean region with higher than normal temperatures and low winds, both of which influence ocean currents, and they draw links to global climate change. (AP Photo/ Israel Leal)

Sargassum: Mother nature’s way to keep the ocean balance

Every time we think about the caribbean, we see turquoise water, white sands and sun, so when we arrive to the place where we will take the most amazing vacations so we don’t expect to find a beach crowded with sargasso. Well, it’s important to know the causes and how the sargassum is an amazing …

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23

Jul
Marine Turtle Tour

The Marine Turtle Nesting Season in Cancun and Riviera Maya Mexico

Turtle hatching season in Mexico. When do sea turtles hatch in Riviera Maya & Cancun? Just like every year to this time, our beloved marine turtles lay their eggs on the beaches all over the Riviera Maya. Six out of seven sea turtle species worldwide are already endangered or threatened due to human actions and …

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10

Jul

10 reasons to visit Cancun with kids

Cancun is not only spring break and party all year long like some people may think. We have many attractions and gorgeous natural places perfect for your family vacations, a lovely weather, perfect beaches and warm friendly people that will be happy to help you any time!   Here are 10 reasons to visit Cancun …

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29

Jun
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Cenotes in the Yucatan Peninsula

Cenotes are one of the biggest attractions and thousands of people from all over the world come to the Yucatan Península just to swim in those crystal clear waters. But what do we actually know about these natural beauties? What is a cenote? A cenote is a natural phenomenon, a natural pit or sinkhole resulting …

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17

Jun
white shark cancun tours

The Thrilling White Shark

In the collective imagination, white sharks are just the most dangerous and scary animal on earth. A lot of people even have a fear of water because of them, and it is probably due to all the movies about sharks (such as the numerous Jaws) that traumatized an entire generation. The true fact is that …

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12

Jun

The sun and your holidays

  As you know, we should be pretty careful when it comes about the sun and our holidays. Our normal routine probably involves some lotion and in the best cases some solar protection, but let’s face it! We don’t really protect  our skin. In order to have an incredible getaway we want to give you …

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5

Jun

World Environment Day… Back to basics!

  Thinking about the world environment day, I just love to share my thoughts with you… It is well known that the planet earth is going through many changes, excess population on earth, pollution and abuse that man has over nature. I am one of those sensitive people who can feel the change in the sunlight …

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3

Jun

Did you hear about the Whale Shark Tour?

The first day I arrived at Ecocolors Tours to begin my 4-month intersnhips, everyone told me about a certain “Whale Shark Tour”. What was that? Soon I understood it was THE tour, the one that has made Ecocolors’s reputation. Pioneers of the Whale Shark Tour in Cancun, Ecocolors has now 14 years of experience swimming …

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12

May

My new favorite place: Parque de las Palapas

Parque de Las Palapas, Cancun. Last weekend I think I found my new favorite place in Cancun; Parque de las Palapas. Friends from Cancun were really shocked when we told them we had not heard of Parque de Las Palapas. So right away they took us there and showed us around. It is in downtown …

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7

Mar

Cancún, a wonder of nature…

You must have heard many times about México in many ways and mainly for its culinary heritage and its beautiful landscape and panorama.   Well let me start this blog by telling you that I am not going to reinvent the wonders of the landscape and beaches of México.   However, I am pretty sure …

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2

Mar

My internship at EcoColors

One day, a man said that repetition is the root of learning. This a very nice and philosophical phrase but most of the time, when the heart is not involved in the process, the results are far from what we expect.   What would you think if we show a fun and different way to …

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21

Feb

Team Building in Mexico

What is better than building a relationship with your coworkers while being surrounded by the astonishing  flora and fauna of Mexico? This is a great win-win opportunity which can contribute to the growth of your company. What is your company without your good working employees? Exactly, the relationship between your employees is of utmost importance. …

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14

Feb

One of new seven wonders of the world: Chichen Itzá!

The Yucatan Peninsula offers many archaeological sites which are known from the Mayan World. The amazing Mayan ruins can be found throughout the area among the Yucatan.   The Yucatan’s grandest archaeological site is Chichen-Itza, a UNESCO World Heritage area of immense cultural significance. About 125 kilometers west of Cancún and Cozumel, Chichen Itza is …

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