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Mexico and Ecotourism November 7, 2009

Filed under: Mexico Tourism — fcommg @ 1:27 am
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In México there are 22 natural reserves, 47 national parks and 9 protected areas. In these places you can see several landscapes like forest, jungles, deserts, and others. In all the 32 states you will find ecotourism.

Barrancas del Cobre: Is found near the settlement of Urquel and Creel, the gullies are in the center of the national park of gullies of copper, this gully has a depth of 1300m and its name is because in this place there were copper mines.

Chichén Itzá: Here you can find the cenote of Dzitnup and Zací, the cenote is a underground camera, in which you can see the turquoise color of the water, you also can go diving in the cenotes. These cenotes were the first resources of water of the Maya culture.


Zona del silencioZona del Silencio: It is located within the Biosphere Reserve Mapimí Bolson, 318 km northeast of the city of Durango. It is a mysterious area characterized by the absence of sound. Here you will find fragments of meteorites, and species of desert flora and fauna, such as grasslands and cactus and jackrabbits, kangaroo rats, foxes, coyotes, owls and desert tortoises.

Zona arqueológica de Palenque: Located only 8 km from the town of the same name, is one of the main cities that the Mayans inherited and it is  a delight for lovers of ecotourism, as it has trails that lead through the forest to various temples and to the beautiful waterfalls where Montiepá, with the passage of time and running waters, have come to form certain shapes with special features on the rocks.

Sótano de las Golondrinas: Cave of Swallows. It is located over 300 km southeast of San Luis Potosi, on highway No.. 70. This is a protected natural area of 285 ha.,  an important geologic its 512 m deep that protects a unique ecosystem. Here, at dawn and dusk, you can witness the flight of hundreds of birds and bats who have made this their natural habitat.

Kayaking, motocross, climbing, swimming, base jumping, you name it. Mexico has a world of natural resources where you can do a infinite number of recreative activities.

If you have more interst about Mexico you can search in this website: http://www.visitmexico.com/wb2/Visitmexico/Visi_Home?show=regions


5 Responses to “Mexico and Ecotourism”

  1. Gage Says:

    In my town there are no lakes or rivers. Your pictures are cool. The weather looks warmer there, than here. Merry Chirstmas

    Que pasen una buena Navidad

  2. Brianna Says:

    Wow! Mexico is beautiful! I really like the picture of Chichén Itzá. I never really knew how many natural reserves there were. If only Goodland had such awsome places like that! =]

  3. fcommg Says:

    There are beautiful places in Mexico, this are a few of them, but you can go to many beautiful places here in Mexico and we have many types of areas like desert, beaches, forest, mountains, rivers, etc. What I like most is the desert in Mexico, it give me a feeling of tranquility. I would like to know more about Goodland.

  4. Ellie Says:

    Wow! The picture of the Chichén Itzá looks so beautiful!! Goodland is a very small town in Kansas with a population of about 5,000 people. We’re going through a drought right now so there are no lakes or rivers anywhere.

  5. Brianna Says:

    I think it would be awesome to go see all of those places. It’s weird that there is no sound in Zona del Silencio.

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