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   Saturday, January 16, 2021 

United Mexican States Mexico: Cancun Culture and History

Culture and History of Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico:

Cancun is situated in the state of Quintana Roo on the eastern coast of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. Cancun is on the northeastern tip of the Peninsula, fronted by Bahi de Mujeres (Bay of Women), the Caribbean Sea and two lagoons. It has become the main reason why people from all over the world visit this island for its natural breathtaking natural beauty and looks into its long history. Cancun has grown in the last two decades from a tiny jungle village into one of the world's best-known holiday resorts. The Mexican government sunk huge amount of money into landscaping and infrastructure and developed roads, drinkable tap water and great number of sandy beaches. It has a population of less than half a million people and its major training partners are USA, Canada, Japan and Germany. Its major industries are chemicals, iron and steel, petroleum, mining, tobacco, textiles, clothing, motor vehicles, consumer durables, food and beverages and mostly tourism.

Cancun is a beautiful area which has a tree-shaded boulevard lined with banks, shopping centers and restaurants. The smaller, lower-priced hotels and restaurants are within the city center while the larger high-priced hotels are located near the beaches. Mexico's profusion of people and landscapes reflects the country's extraordinary history - part Amerindian and part Spanish. The main language there is Spanish along with some 59 indigenous languages. English is also spoken, dollars are accepted, roads are well paved, and lawns are manicured. Some hotels seem to be larger than some small towns and travelers do not really have to leave their hotels to do their shopping.

There are a number of attractions in Cancun to do. Things such as snorkeling, jet skiing, jungle tours and visits to ancient Maya ruins or modern ecological theme parks are among the most popular diversions. Cancun has luxury hotels with poolsides so spectacular that you may find it tempting not to leave the poolside.

Cancun has its beaches toward the Caribbean side and it has impressive Mayan ruins and sizzling nightlife. It has a number of high-quality accommodations, dreamy beaches, and a wide diversity of activities. It also has an added lure of ancient cultures evident of eco-oriented theme parks. It was given its name after army general Andreas Quintana Roo although he was never in the territory. During the 1960s the island of Cancun was just an ordinary place visited by local fisher folk and a few adventurers. It was after that time that the Mexican government decided to sink millions of dollars to develop the area. It now consists of well-paved streets bordered by wide sidewalks was run down the center of the island. It now consists of mangroves and scrub brush were ripped out, scores of gardens were planted.

When Cancun opened in 1974, it was promoted as a tropical paradise. They were a number of people from the North American territory that tried to escape the wintry months by sojourning on the warm sunshine afforded to Cancun. Ever since then, there has been an increase in the number of tourists visiting the island. Also, the tourists have extended their visits to a yearlong trek. It now has almost three million people visiting this enticing beach resort annually.

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