A trip to the past along the coast Mexican Caribbean

Costa Maya Mahahual

I had someone send me this the other day.  It is an article done by the University of Guadalajara about the history of the Mexican Caribbean.  It was done in 2006 off of a boat trip of the Mexican Caribbean  taken in or around 1920.  The whole study and article is in Spanish, and it would take me all day to translate.

Instead of me translating the whole article, I am going to just share the link and let you readers translate.  The reason I like this article is it shows a lot of old photos and maps of the old coast of Quintana Roo before tourism and the current growth.

In the early 1900s the coast around Mahahual and Costa Maya consisted of coconut plantations and ranchos.  This article has maps of all the plantations and ranchos that were along the coast at that time.  It also has some photos…

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