Mayan and Modern Cozumel

I love the overlap and blending of Mayan and modern Mexico in Cozumel. It's fascinating and just plain fun. Mostly very modern or course, but the traditions all run deep.
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Calavera Sugar skull papel picado how-to with free templates! Day of the Dead https://happythought.co.uk/craft/papel-picado-calaveras

Fun, quick & easy to make papel picado calaveras - Simple video tutorial, instructions and templates!

Calavera Sugar skull papel picado how-to with free templates for Day of the Dead. (Need tissue paper and scissors)

Dia de los Muertos

Day of the Dead: From pre-Columbian roots to today

Altar for Dia de Muertos explaining what is placed on an altar and the purpose the different items serve.

The trecenas are 13 days periods of time (on day per “number”). Each trecena begins with a different Day Glyph and each day of the trecena bears a different number from 1 to 13. In another words, a trecena begins with a Number 1 day and ends a number 13 day.

The trecenas are 13 days periods of time (on day per “number”). Each trecena begins with a different Day Glyph and each day of the trecena bears a different number from 1 to In another words, a trecena begins with a Number 1 day and ends a number 13 day.

Public art helps make Cozumel so special. Island of the Swallows.

Public art helps make Cozumel so special. Island of the Swallows.

Frida Kahlo gets her Day of the Dead treatment.

Frida Kahlo gets her Day of the Dead treatment.

One of the coolest excursions I've done here in Cozumel was a visit to a Temazcal - Mayan Steam Lodge. Sweat out toxins, and some skeletons, if you're committed.

One of the coolest excursions I've done here in Cozumel was a visit to a Temazcal - Mayan Steam Lodge. Sweat out toxins, and some skeletons, if you're committed.

Street life in San Miguel, Cozumel

Street life in San Miguel, Cozumel

Mayan ruins site at San Gervasio, on Cozumel Island, MX

Mayan ruins site at San Gervasio, on Cozumel Island, MX

Cozumel

Cozumel's youth orchestra. These young musicians are really talented, and such pros.

These young musicians are really talented, and such pros.

Cozumel

Cozumel

Cozumel

Carnival in Cozumel happens every February. It is a huge celebration, and lasts for days. A must-see if you're vacationing in Cozumel.

Carnival in Cozumel happens every February. It is a huge celebration, and lasts for days. A must-see if you're vacationing in Cozumel.

The original Lobster House in Cozumel's Northern end has an interesting guy working the door.

The original Lobster House in Cozumel's Northern end has an interesting guy working the door.

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