Mayan Ruins, Tulúm, Yucatán, Mexico

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One of the best things about the ruins at Tulúm was their compactness. They're only spread over a few acres and the site can be easily seen in a little over an hour. Also, their location next to a beautiful rocky shore–which was part of their reason for existence as a fortification against invasion–provided a gorgeous setting, and a cool breeze. And, when you're in the Yucatán, a cool breeze is rare and very welcome.

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