Highlights near Quintana Roo

What the Jungle Left Behind

The Mayan ruins at Coba make a fantastic complex of ancient history being uncovered from the jungle. Visiting was like being in Raiders of the Lost Ark. We saw the base of a tree sprout up atop a corridor next to a Mayan temple, and replaced the stone roof with its own roots. It was surreal to walk in the corridor with ancient stone walls being roofed by the "newer" jungle.

Discuss: Want to know more? Ask about or comment on this Highlight!


Quintana Roo, Mexico
Staticmap?key=aizasycfr xpzmln9k22jlspjbt0xbwg3gq2qi0&center=20.4878727,  87.73822539999998&size=312x200&sensor=false&markers=size: small|color:red|20.4878727,  87