On top of the Ruins Dzibilchaltun

Mayan Ruins and Flamingos: Merida to Dzibilchaltun and Laguna Rosada

After enjoying the Christmas holidays in Merida, and wandering its lovely colonial centro, we were excited to explore the countryside surrounding the big city. We were curious to see what this side of Mexico's Yucatan had to offer. The open road was calling and we piled into our rental car for a day long road trip to see the Mayan ruins of Dzibilchaltun, the port city of Progreso and a few sites along the coast. We were also on the lookout for the elusive flamingo...