Chetumal - Bacalar
Dec 26, 2010
Chetumal/Bacalar, Quintana Roo:
Finally! The choppy boat ride from Belize to Chetumal arrived half hour longer than originally scheduled. I am out of Belize and back to speaking and practicing my crooked Spanish.
We were instructed to lay out our hand carry luggage in a single file on the ground. The guards had a sniffing dog look...
Tulum and ta-ta to Mexico (plus cash card calamity!)
Oh dear – I’m afraid to report that my final day in Mexico has been slightly marred by the headache-inducing realisation that I left my Nationwide cash-card in an ATM outside an Isla Mujeres supermarket on Monday night. That was clever of me, huh?! Oh well, all I can do now is take stock and know that I won’t make that mistake again. I can’t believe ...
I didnt know this word, but the first time I read it,
I felt right away it fit to me. I cannot explain, but for me crossing
borders and boundaries is totally an adventure, like crossing
from one state to another, crossing geographical markers like the 28th parallel,
crossing the international date line, crossing from one country
to another and...
Bacalar to Chetumal: what the f*ck am I doing here!
Jeee... left this morning from Tulum to visit Bacalar; a small town near a beautiful lake called Laguna Bacalar. So got out the bus there(the chauffeur stopped on the highway to let me out) and walked to the local hotel. The Lonely Planet also told something about a campsite at the shore of the lake which interested me the most. When I arrived at the ca...