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Izamal: Mexico's magical 'Yellow City'

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Izamal: Mexico's magical 'Yellow City'

Izamal: Mexico's magical 'Yellow City' No matter which direction you travel from, there's a ramp-up of vivid blue, yellow and even orange hues on buildings and structures before you actually enter the town of Izamal, Mexico. But you will know that you have arrived when you're surrounded with golden-yellow walls on every building on every street. Nicknamed "La Ciudad Amarilla" (or "The Yellow City"), Izamal is a small town in the state of Yucatan. The name Izamal means "dew that falls from the heavens." "When I first started guiding, I had been told that it was painted yellow in honor of the visit...

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