[Riviera Maya, Quintana Roo, Mexico] — It had been raining off and on throughout the day, but right around sunset, a slight break in the clouds permitted the sun to peek through, creating the picture-perfect “golden hour” photographers dream of.

I was with a group of travel writers and photographers in Riviera Maya for SATW’s Freelance Council meeting. On this particular evening, our hosts — Riviera Maya Tourism — took us to Hacienda Tres Rios Resort for a reception and to watch a Maya fire ceremony on the beach.

The sunset, of course, was the “money shot,” but here are a few more from the evening:


Hacienda Tres Rios

Carretera Cancún-Tulum, Km. 54

Riviera Maya, Quintana Roo, Mexico 77760

(800) 494-9173


Riviera Maya Tourism: http://rivieramaya.com/



About Glen Abbott
Glen Abbott is a Florida-based travel writer & photographer specializing in motorcycle touring and travel. He is regular contributor to Harley-Davidson's HOG Magazine, and his travel features appear regularly in motorcycle magazines and other publications.

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  1. Great sunset shots!
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  2. Ayngelina

    June 18, 2012

    Love the Maya Riviera in Mexico, such a beautiful place.
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    • Travelin' Gringo

      June 19, 2012

      It really is beautiful there – I loved the Maya archaeological sites, and the cenotes.

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