An archaeological expedition found two ancient Mayan cities, including a monster mouth doorway, in the southeastern corner of the Mexican state of Campeche.
Take a look at the monster mouth photo on the right. Please notice the eyes the ancient Maya sculpted into the rock. They’re just above and on either side of the doorway. The doorway represents the mouth of the monster and will take you into a dark cave-like room.
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.
Jumping Leaves, a GUEST BLOG from Kristine Ellingson, author, Tales from the Yucatan Jungle: Life in a Mayan Village: