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The family vacation, like the concept of family itself, has evolved. Kids are traveling with grandma or a single parent or an indulgent uncle (or all three). However you define your kin, this Yucatán itinerary is all relative.

Like Mexican cooking, which mixes 
the flavors of limes and chilies, Yucatán’s civilization is a blend of contrasting cultures: Maya and Catholic. Nowhere is the mix more evident than in the golden city of Izamal, in Yucatán’s north.

We’d like to offer congratulations to Gerhard Buttner, the winner of Planeta.com’s eighth annual Colibri Ecotourism Award. South African geographer Buttner won the honor for his superb work training guides and artisans in Mexico’s Yucatan and Oaxaca. Over the past few years Buttner has helped the community of San Antonio Cuajimoloyas develop its annual mushroom…