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Aug

Transforming the Ecotourism Experience with Kenneth Johnson

Transforming the Ecotourism Experience with Kenneth Johnson Posted July 26, 2017 by Kay Walten in Ecotourism, Podcasts     My guest this week, Kenneth Johnson, is an American-born Mexican who studied Marine Biology in Mexico City before moving to the Riviera Maya to start his passion project, EcoColors, an eco-travel company dedicated to educating visitors …

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11

Jul

Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Mexico

The Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve lies within forested mountains about 100 km northwest of Mexico City. It was recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage site in 2008. Every year hundreds of millions of monarch butterflies undertake a great journey of up to 3000 miles in their annual migration from Canada and the United States …

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5

Jul

Hawksbill Sea Turtle

MARINE TURTLES   Hawksbill Sea Turtle: One of the 6 species you can find in Mexico.   GENERAL INFORMATION:   Size: The hawksbill is one of the smaller sea turtles. Adults are 2.5 to 3 feet in carapace length (71 – 89 cm).   Weight: Adults can weigh between 101 and 154 pounds (46 – 70 …

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4

Jul

Green Sea Turtle

MARINE TURTLES   Green Sea Turtle: One of the 6 species you can find in Mexico.     GENERAL INFORMATION:   Size: It is the second largest after the leatherback. Adults they can reach 3 to 4 feet in carapace length (83 – 114 cm). The largest green turtle ever found was 5 feet (152 …

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13

Jun

Eco travel: how to go green in 10 steps

Eco travel: It includes all the variants of ecotourism and green travel. It can deal with responsible travel, sustainable tourism, ethical tourism or culturally aware travel. It is a recreational travel to natural areas in a way that supports the environment. Anyone who prefers to travel the green way is an eco-traveler   Do your …

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7

Jun

The best beach in Playa del Carmen: Punta Esmeralda

Playa Esmeralda or, as it is also known, Punta Esmeralda, is one of the beaches located in the north of Playa del Carmen coast. It is not far from the fifth avenue, as you will last only 10 minutes by car to reach this place. The best of this beach is that it is still …

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29

May

Whale Shark tour in Cancun

Mystical Creatures of the Sea The Whale Shark You probably already know this: whale sharks are amazing fishes, they are the biggest of all sharks, and completely harmless to humans at the same time. Scientists still haven’t found out all the secrets these giant sharks hold, but through modern satellite technology, more and more information …

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27

May

Bird Watching Tour

If you have never done bird watching, or as some people call it: birding, before, there are some things you have to know about this activity. Pack your things, don’t forget a binocular, we go birding! First of all, if you wish to identify a bird, don’t grasp your identification book too quickly; the bird …

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27

May

4 Facts about the Yucatán Bike Tour

Authenticity Cycling through the Yucatan Peninsula is the most authentic way to experience the region, off the beaten track and not stuck in a bus. The Yucatan Peninsula is full of tourist attractions, but on a bike you will be able to see small villages and everyday life, things that “normal” tourists won’t see. Because …

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11

May

The 5 most impressive cenotes of the Yucatan peninsula

Don’t be scared to leave the beautiful beaches of the Yucatan peninsula and try to go off the beaten track! Yucatan is known for its ‘cenotes´ or underwater sinkholes and caves. Here are the 5 most impressive ones. Cenote Azul Cenote Azul is a very popular cenote located in the south of Playa del Carmen. …

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23

Mar

EcoColors Backpacking Trip

Over the past years, backpacking has evolved as a major trend in tourism. More and more young, but also older people enjoy packing their backpack and go on an adventure. The differences between “normal” travelling and backpacking are lower costs, different accommodation (mostly hostels or camping) and the chance to connect more with locals and …

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15

Mar

Yucatan Eco Adventure

Last month I joined EcoColors’ Yucatan Eco Adventure Tour and I am still amazed by everything I got to see and experience on this trip! My friend and I decided to go on this tour since we wanted to discover the nature and archaeological sites of the Yucatan Peninsula in a sustainable way. Therefore, we …

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15

Mar
Sailfish Snorkel Adventure Tour Cancun

Did you know the sailfish is the fastest fish in the world?

The most remarkable thing about the sailfish is their large dorsal fin that stretches almost twice time the full length of their bodies. With this the sailfish can swim very fast and can use it as a break. The sailfish are very famous because they are the fastest swimmer in the ocean: these fish reach …

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20

Feb

5 Best Places to Buy Souvenirs in Cancun

Did you know Mexico is famous for its silver? A silver ring, necklace or a pair of earrings are definitely one of the souvenirs you need to buy. If you are looking for a real souvenir from Cancun, try to forget the magnets and T-shirts. Buy authentic souvenirs. After your wonderful vacation in Cancun, it …

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19

Nov
Cancun

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

SWIM WITH WHALE SHARK CANCUN TOUR COME SEE AND ENJOY THE SWIM WITH THE WHALE SHARK CANCUN TOUR, THE ENORMOUS BUT HARMLESS BIGGEST FISH IN THE WORLD! Whale Shark Cancun Tour Duration:  7 hours approximately Category: Nature and Adventure Departs: Daily (May 15 to September 15) Language: Spanish, English, French, German, Italian and Portuguese. Restrictions: Pregnant women, kids under …

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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 …

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29

Jun

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

RIVIERA MAYA BIKE ADVENTURE MEXICO   EXPLORE THE MAYA CIVILIZATION OF THE CARIBBEAN IN ONE OF THE BEST BIKING TRAILS IN MEXICO Duration: 8 days Category: Adventure, Nature & Culture Language: English and Spanish   Bike through the Riviera Maya from the jungle to the thatched roof villages of the contemporary Mayan World!   Visit the archaeological sites …

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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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20

Nov

Celebration of el Dia de la Revolución

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 …

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23

Oct

Mexican dishes that we love and you should try…

WHALE SHARK CANCUN TOUR   COME SEE AND SWIM WITH THE WHALE SHARK, THE ENORMOUS BUT HARMLESS BIGGEST FISH IN THE WORLD! Duration:  7 hours approximately Category: Adventure and Nature Departs: Daily (May 15 to September 15) Language: Spanish, English, French, German, Italian and Portuguese. Restrictions: Pregnant women, kids under five years old. *If you wish to …

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2

Oct

The beautiful Monarch Butterflies

AVENTURA EN BICICLETA POR LA RIVIERA MAYA: EXPLORE LA CIVILIZACIÓN MAYA DEL CARIBE, EN UNA DE LAS MEJORES RUTAS DE CICLISMO EN MÉXICO. Duración: 8 días Categoría: Aventura, naturaleza y cultura Idiomas: Inglés y Español. Recorrido en bicicleta a través de la Riviera Maya, por la selva y disfrutando de las hermosas aldeas que conforman al Mundo …

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2

Mar

My internship at EcoColors

Isla Holbox is a small out-of-the-way Mexican island where you can go back to the days of no cars, beach roads and beautiful sunsets.   The island is located west of Cancun in the northeast corner of Quintana Roo, Mexico. One of the most amazing things is that the roads at the island are only travelled …

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14

Feb

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

Isla Holbox is a small out-of-the-way Mexican island where you can go back to the days of no cars, beach roads and beautiful sunsets.   The island is located west of Cancun in the northeast corner of Quintana Roo, Mexico. One of the most amazing things is that the roads at the island are only travelled …

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