8 Reasons to Visit Campeche, Mexico

The city is rich with Mayan and Spanish history

The site of the ancient Mayan city Ak-Kim-Pech was the first place in continental America where the Spanish conquistadors arrived in 1517. The Europeans came under the leadership of Francisco Cortez de Cordoba, who ‘discovered’ (for the Spanish) the Yucatan Peninsula. Although the city is no longer such a crucial port, at the time, it was an important…