A Taste of Honey and Coconut… a beautiful eco-tour in Yucatan.

bee melipona in Flavor of Honey and Coconut Eco-Tour in Yucatán

There are many unique places and experiences in Mexico, from the beautiful beaches in Baja California to the other end of the country with the Eco-Tour Sabor a Miel y Coco (A Taste of Honey and Coconut) in Yucatan – a biocultural heritage full of smells, flavors, and textures that awaken each of our senses. […]

The Melipona bees and their importance in the Mayan culture

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Melipona bees are a species endemic to the Yucatan Peninsula, where they are known as Xunan Kab, which means “lady bee” in Mayan. This small insect has a long history among Mayan communities for its medicinal properties. Its qualities were used by ancient Mayan priests for healing and therapeutic purposes. The wisdom they had about bees […]

The mayan origin of hammocks.

The mayan hammocks

If we visit the Yucatan peninsula, into the Mayan communities, we can see that in most of the houses there is a type of net hanging from the extremes. These are the hammocks, and they are used to rest. What are you waiting for to visit the Mayan communities? Rutopía will accompany you. Even, in […]