Typical Mexican Food

Typical Mexican food

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Chicken Tacos, rice and beans, pork stew, cheese empanadas, pollo asado, grilled pineapple and even tacos with cactus. I tried all kinds of typical Mexican food while bicycle touring the Yucatán peninsula. Find out what culinary suprises Mexico has to offer!
Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve

Cycling through Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve

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After skipping the crowded beach ruins of Tulum we jumped right into our next adventure of cycling through Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve. Being a UNESCO world heritage area the reserve is supposed to have the most beautiful beaches, pristine tropical forest and exceptional wildlife. But is it really a tropical paradise?
Bicycle Touring Gear List

Bicycle Touring Gear List

This is my complete bicycle touring gear list and it contains every single item that I will carry on my bicycle while cycling from Mexico to Argentina. Most of the gear mentioned I have already used for long-distance hiking. Check out my well-selected bicycle touring gear list!
Just a normal day of bicycle touring - the road ahead

Just a normal day of bicycle touring

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An early morning crash, Coke and Chips for lunch, potholes that can swallow cars, stomach aches, ripping shoes and camping in the jungle during a tropical rainforest.... Sounds special? Well, that's just a normal day of bicycle touring for me on the Yucatán peninsula in Mexico!
Chichén Itzá

Chichén Itzá

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Traveling in Mexico, may it be a short vacation or a longer journey, visiting the famous Mayan ruins of Chichén Itzá seems to be mandatory. Being one of Yucatáns biggest Mayan ruin and even more one of the seven world wonders Chichén Itzá is worth seeing once in a lifetime!