Campeche – Mexico

Campeche Harbour, Yucatán Penisula, Mexico

Campeche Harbour, Yucatán Penisula, Mexico

The Spanish settlement of Campeche was built on the site of a former Maya fishing village in 1540. In colonial times it was the most important port on the Yucatán Peninsula, exporting large quantities of of timber and roots used to make dyes in European textile production.

Photograph taken with Nikon D100 & 70-300mm lens at 155mm on 21st November 2008

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