Mexico

The Chocolate Factory

This blog will be photo heavy.After leaving Uxmal we came across this band of musicians, who were a little rusty.We continued to the Chocolate Factory after we had some lunch, where the chocolate making process was explained. The Civid-19 prevention message is on display before entering the property. First stop was the museum located at

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Mexico

Uxmal

We are in Mexico for the next couple of months, in the Yucatan state close to Merida, having rented one bedroom Casita located in an AirB&B which has a very nice courtyard and pool all within the walled property. This is nice retreat when a Norte (storm/wind from the north) blows-in or when the Malacon/Beach

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Belize

Onto Guatemala or back to Mexico?

As we had only a 30-day visa for Belize, time was ticking  and we wanted to visit Pine Ridge Lodge which is about an hour and half drive south of San Ignacio on a mostly rough gravel road. It was time to move on again. We said see-you-later to Mat, Stacey and family and headed

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Belize

Passing the Time Away

While Catherine had a full slate of things to accomplish while back in Canada moving her mother, Stewart went back to Chabihau for most of that time, visiting Stephen while camping in the vacant yard opposite the house, which belonged to the property. Stewart  used this time to have a crown replaced on his tooth

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Mexico

Quintana Roo

We left El Cuyo early afternoon and where not sure if we would make it to Cancun in one day or stop on the way for a night somewhere. As it turns out we arrived in Cancun around 4:30pm after a slow drive on the secondary highways, to this point we had not totally decided

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Mexico

Progreso

After we left Kabah, we continued onto Merida where we had some laundry done then went to Chadraui, this is a supermarket chain in Mexico. We stocked up on groceries, which included a Turkey for Christmas day. We had previously talked with Dave who runs an Air-B&B in Progreso but also has room for a

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Mexico

On to the Yucatan

After we had our engine oil and filter changed in Campeche, we headed east to Edzna, this had been recommended by some of the locals. But first we took a detour to the Far East 😊 Edzna is another Archeological site with more Maya ruins. This is the first time we have seen round buildings and

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Mexico

East Along the North Coast

From Chabihau we continued in an easterly direction, travelling along the coast until we reached Dzilam de Bravo which was as far as we could drive before having to head inland for awhile, our destination would be Rio Lagartos. While driving to Rio Lagartos we passed a sign for a Cenote located on a farm/horse

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Mexico

And More Ruins

After visiting Yaxchilan, we headed back north towards Palenque mid afternoon, where we stayed for two nights. We arrive late just as the sun was setting, staying at Maya Bell Campground. After a busy day we decided that we would just have dinner in their restaurant before retiring. Next morning, we walked to the Palenque

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Mexico

The Road to Ruin

We left San Cristobal continuing in an easterly direction to Tonina as we had been told there was an Mayan archeological site which does not receive many visitors but was worth seeing. We set off from San Cristobal around noon allowing ourselves lots of time the get to Tonina. We were only about one tenth

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