What is a cenote - How to get to the cenotes - What to do at the cenotes - Cenote Azul - Cenote Jargin del Eden - Puerto Aventuras
“So, - Michael said, - what kind of drinks do you have then?” “We have Jamaica and Hornchata” Sorry, WHAT? It looked like we were in need of some education here….
No matter how long you are staying in Playa del Carmen, you will undoubtedly eat on 5th Avenue, the pedestrian street, The Strip. But once you are tired of tourist crowds and overpriced menus, you might want to venture a bit off the beaten path and find restaurants that are NOT on 5th Avenue. The… Continue reading 5 Best Restaurants in Playa del Carmen That Are NOT on 5th Avenue
One of the most impressive natural wonders of Mexico is located in Chiapas, about 40 miles from San Cristobal de las Casas. It is the magnificent Canyon de Sumidero. The Canyon was formed by cracks in the crust of the earth about 35 million years ago (pretty much the same time as the Grand Canyon!).… Continue reading Sumidero Canyon: The Beautiful and The Ugly
I am telling you, Mexicans can celebrate! They celebrate hard: they drink, they sing and dance and it is all together a lot of fun! San Cristóbal was no exception. After the road from Palenque through Ocosingo, we were a little tense, to say the least. That evening we were in our room, resting and… Continue reading Mexican Independence Day in San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas
What company in Mexico allows cars to foreign countries? - What documents to prepare? - How to bring a Mexican rental car to Guatemala and Belize? - How to get Guatemala Insurance? - Crossing Mexico-Guatemala, Guatemala-Belize and Belize-Mexico borders by car? - Gas prices in Mexico, Guatemala and Belize? Road conditions in Mexico, Guatemala and… Continue reading All You Need to Know (Borders, Documents, Insurance, Safety Tips and More) to Rent a Car in Cancun and Drive Through Mexico (Including Chiapas), Guatemala and Belize
Where we stayed in Palenque - the park and how to get the right guide - what Palenque is famous for - the mysterious lid of King Pakal's sarcophagus - different theories about the carvings on the lid - was King Pakal an ancient astronaut? - Palenque Museum. I am not a historian, nor am… Continue reading Palenque: A Marvel Of Maya Civilization Or An Alien Outpost?
What is Ruta Puuc - How to plan your trip on Ruta Puuc - Museo del Mundo Maya - Labna - Xlapak - Sayil - Kabah - Where to have lunch on Ruta Puuc - Uxmal There are several routes that go through ancient Maya cities around Merida, but one of the most popular and… Continue reading A Complete One-Day Itinerary for Exploring Maya Cities on Ruta Puuc
If you are traveling through Yucatan by car, it is impossible to avoid one of the most vibrant cities of the peninsula and the capital of the state - Merida. How to Get to Merida It is very easy to take an ADO bus from Cancun (ADO buses are “inter-city” buses, which have air conditioning,… Continue reading How to Visit Mérida and Celestun on Your Own by Car And How To Deal With Mexican Police
How to drive from Palenque to San Cristobal via Ocosingo - why is this road considered dangerous - history of the Zapatista - two roads from Palenque to San Cristobal - our experience - road blockages - safety tips. During the whole road trip through Mexico, Guatemala and Belize (nearly 3000 km long) only one… Continue reading The Most Dangerous Road In Mexico: How to Safely Drive From Palenque To San Cristobal Via Ocosingo