Do Yucatan Peninsula Expats enjoy living out of the U.S.? How do Americans living in Yucatan fare? Kristine Ellingson describes 21 delightful, but challenging, years in a Mayan village married to a Mayan man in her book Tales from the Yucatan Jungle. In this video, she explains some of what she’s learned about the Mayan people from personal experience.
Kristine Ellingson learned cooking in a Mayan house during her marriage to a Mayan man and living in a Mayan village for over 20 years. In the video below, Kristine describes the traditional cooking hut used by her Mayan mother-in-law, Carmen, also explaining Carmen’s method of cooking in a Mayan house. – Continue reading
Tales from the Yucatan Jungle Video describes the true story of Tales from the Yucatan Jungle: Life in a Mayan Village. It’s a book that brings two worlds together and shares glimpses into a sacred, rich Mayan way of life.
Author Kristine Ellingson has been married now for over 20 years to a Mayan man. At the same time, she’s been living with him in a Mayan village. She shares her real life stories of love, pain, loss, and learning. Through her experiences, she discovers that taking a leap of faith can lead to a fuller and more adventurous life.
The Yucatan Peninsula true love story in real life tells how Kristine Ellingson met and married a Mayan man. The story includes her adventures in adjusting to a new home in a Mayan village near the archaeological ruins of Uxmal.
Sometimes, you can learn a lot about a region and its people through reading stories about people’s lives in that place. Tales from the Yucatan Jungle: Life in a Mayan Village tells a story. Plus, you also learn about how the Maya live in rural areas of the State of Yucatan.
Kristine Ellingson tells her stories about life in Tales from the Yucatan Jungle. She describes how she needs to get away after a devastating marriage breakup, but she doesn’t lose heart.
Tales from the Yucatan Jungle book trailer shows the highlights from Kristine Ellingson’s book. It’s a story about her experiences when she leaves everything to live in a Mayan village. The book trailer, below, shows Ellingson’s transformation from a high-end jewelry designer in the U.S. to the wife of a Mayan man in Yucatan. She leaves everything for love.
The Maya died away? Really?
During 2012, with all the brouhaha about the Mayan prophecy and the world ending on December 21st, many people talked about the Maya.
Who are the Maya? Where do the Maya live?
During a recorded speech in a bookstore, Carol Chapman, Director/Producer of the Yucatan travel movie, Yucatan Travel: Cancun to Chichen Itza, answers the question: Who are the Maya. In addition, she shows where the Maya live on a Yucatan Peninsula Map.
Where the Maya live in Mexico has been an unknown for many people. With all the information on the Mayan Prophecies and the End of the World saturating the media during 2012, you would think that people worldwide would know where the Maya live. But, many people haven’t a clue where the Maya live in Mexico.
Well, the map shows where the Maya live, which is in the Yucatan Peninsula. It looks like a thumb sticking out into the Caribbean Sea.