Drone Video: Flightgeist – “Mexico” (Southeastern Mexico)

///Drone Video: Flightgeist – “Mexico” (Southeastern Mexico)
Mexico – The Yucatán Peninsula

The Yucatán Peninsula (Southeastern Mexico)

Southeastern Mexico

About Cancun

Cancún is a city in southeastern Mexico, located on the northeast coast of the Yucatán Peninsula in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. It is an important renowned tourist destination in Mexico, as well as being the seat of the municipality of Benito Juárez. The city is located on the Caribbean Sea, and is one of the easternmost points in Mexico. Cancún is located just north of Mexico’s Caribbean coast resort band known as the Riviera Maya. In older English-language documents, the city’s name is sometimes spelled “Cancoon”.

About Cozumel

Cozumel  is an island in the Caribbean Sea off the eastern coast of Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula, opposite Playa del Carmen, and close to the Yucatán Channel. The economy of Cozumel is based on tourism. There are a number of visitors to the island’s balnearios, scuba diving, and snorkeling. The main town on the island is San Miguel de Cozumel. The islands belongs to Cozumel Municipality of the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico.

About Sian Ka’an

Sian Ka’an is a biosphere reserve in the municipality of Tulum in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. It was established in 1986 and became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987.  Part of the reserve is on land and part is in the Caribbean Sea, including a section of coral reef. The reserve has an area of 5,280 km². The reserve also includes some 23 known archaeological sites of the Maya civilization including Muyil.

About Tulum

Tulum is the site of a Pre-Columbian Maya walled city serving as a major port for Cobá. The ruins are situated on 12-meter (39 ft) tall cliffs, along the east coast of the Yucatán Peninsula on the Caribbean Sea in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico. Tulum was one of the last cities inhabited and built by the Maya; it was at its height between the 13th and 15th centuries and managed to survive about 70 years after the Spanish began occupying Mexico. Old World diseases brought by the Spanish settlers appear to have been the cause of its demise. One of the best-preserved coastal Maya sites, Tulum is today a popular site for tourists.

By | 2017-08-31T15:24:45+00:00 July 15th, 2015|Drone Videos, Drones|Comments Off on Drone Video: Flightgeist – “Mexico” (Southeastern Mexico)

Share This Story, Choose Your Platform!

About the Author:

Sam Estrin
I'm an avid drone enthusiast and part-time drone blogger living in Southern California. I write drone news stories as well as collect drone news stories that I find interesting and add my own thoughts and opinions. If you like my stories, you can follow me on Twitter or visit me at LinkedIn. If you'd like me to write for your drone oriented publication or blog, you can contact me at [email protected]