Welcome to the jungle

The numbers for yesterday: 1100km, 18h and one (probably) dead dog.

But let’s start from the beginning. We managed to get started from our apartment in Cancun at 7:30am. The track was good until the last 200km. These took us about almost 4h cause we had to go directly through the jungle with no more than 50km/h.

Totally exhausted we arrived at around twelve just to notice that the hostel fucked up our reservation and that there was no bed left. After almost one hour we got four beds in a hostel nearby. We went then via taxi to a taco place and around 2am to bed.

Just now we discovered that the way to Ochaxa will be like 600km of jungle streets. It’s gonna be interesting. ūüėÄ


Isla Mujeres

pure laziness

Just a short update for today. Everything is fine over here and Cancun is a nice place to stay. Mainly we’re lazy at the beach or at the pool. Yesterday we went to a water park called XelH√°. It’s a natural lagoon where you can go snorkeling or just swimming. Entrance fee is about $79 (U.S.) and you get all you can drink and eat inclusive. You only have to pay extra if you wanna swim with the dolphins or for the scuba diving.

Isla Mujeres

The day before we went to Isla Mujeres. Back then we booked one of these rip-off tours with snorkeling and a meal. The meal wasn’t that bad, but snorkeling with a live vest is pointless. ūüėČ

Plan for the rest of the week, hit one or two Cancun parties.

Road to Cancun

Chichen Itz√°

Chichen Itz√°

Just 300km, but a long way to go on Mexican roads. It took us about 9hours to finally arrive at the apartment in Cancun. But that’s not only because of the roads, we also stopped at Chichen Itz√°. A pretty awesome Mayan ruin. By now there is only about 1% left/discovered from the approximately 20.000 square meters wide area. Once again we took the tour and weren’t disappointed.

Chichen Itz√°

Chichen Itz√°

The guide introduced us in some great things the Maya’s did at this place. The most remarkable is the serpent which seems to crawl down the pyramid four times a year. When the Sun or the Moon is in the right angle, the light seems to form a serpent which is slowly crawling down the edge of the pyramid. The whole process takes about 45 minutes. Sadly its only taking place at the 21th April and 22th September.

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