As I walked through the ruins of El Meco, I couldn’t help feeling a little bit like Indiana Jones. It wasn’t like I was being chased by bad guys or that I had discovered a priceless jewel inside a secret cavern. It was more the feeling that I was an archaeologist who had discovered an incredible archaeological site hidden deep in the jungle. The irony of it was that even though it felt like I was a world away from modern civilization, the ruins of El Meco lie right inside the city of Cancun – about 8 km (5 miles) north of downtown. There are affiliate links in this post.…
It's not everyday that you can step back in time. Ephesus was one of the most important cities in ancient Rome. Visiting its ruins is a chance to see the remains of its great library, explore the Terrace houses and stand in the same theatre where the Apostle Paul preached to the Ephesians.