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end of my bicycle touring trip

The end of my once-in-a-lifetime bicycle touring trip

I planned my bicycle touring trip from Mexico to Argentina together with a partner. Right from the start we had problems and after only three months these problems gave my bicycle touring trip an early end. "I will help you with everything." Just one little sentence and my world collapsed....
Bicycle Touring Guatemala

Bicycle Touring Guatemala

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Bicycle touring in Guatemala couldn't be more colorful: On my way from Tikal to Antigua I pushed my bicycle up the steepest and challenging mountains ever, cycled through remote Mayan villages and even went airborne! Check out my quick guide to Bicycle Touring Guatemala to get hints and tipps for your own trip!
Traditional Guatemalan Food

Traditional Guatemalan Food

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What foods will you eat most likely when cycling through the mountains of Guatemala? Is Guatemalan food a lot different from Mexican? What kinds of food can you buy in supermarkets along the way and is Guatemala's fastfood chain Pollo Campero worth a visit? Get all the information about traditional Guatemalan food!
Biotopo del Quetzal in Guatemala

Biotopo del Quetzal

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Named after his founder Mario Dary Rivera the Biotopo del Quetzal was established in 1977 to protect Guatemala's vulnerable cloud forest. A paradise for bird watchers and nature lovers this 2,600 acre big reserve provides some awesome hiking trails and the chance to spot Guatemala's shy national bird - the Quetzal!
Semuc Champey

Semuc Champey

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Did you ever go for a swim in chrystal clear water in the middle of the Guatemalan jungle? The national park of Semuc Champey located south of the town Lanquin is the best place for that experience. Well known amongst travelers this place is on the bucket list of everyone traveling to Guatemala!
Fincy Ixobel - bright red Rhododendron flower

Finca Ixobel

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Located only about 5 km south of Poptún, Finca Ixobel is a well-known ecological hotel amongst travelers. Finca Ixobel is a great place with a wide range of accomodation options surrounded by wonderful nature, offering activities like cave tours, hiking tours or horseriding. Guess what I choose to do?
Tikal

Tikal - Mayan ruins in the jungle of Guatemala

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Mystic morning mist is hanging in the air, a narrow trail leads through dense green jungle, a small coatimundi is crossing your path... Just there in front of you a half overgrown pyramid appears surrounded by all sorts of greens. You just entered Tikal - the Mayan ruins in the jungle of Guatemala!
7 days bicycle touring through Belize

7 days bicycle touring through Belize

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A very unique border crossing brought me to Belize, the second country of my journey from Mexico to Argentina. I wanted to explore places like Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary and the famous Belize Zoo while bicycle touring through Belize. Follow me along the narrow northern highway and watch out for the Jaguar!
Bicycle-Touring-Costs-Yucatan

Bicycle Touring Costs Yucatán Peninsula

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How much money will you need to cycle across the Yucatán peninsula in Mexico? The summary of our bicycle touring costs Yucatán peninsula gives a brief insight into the amount of money we spent every day and what we spend it for. A helpful resource if you are planning your own cycling trip to Yucatán Mexico!
Bicycle Touring Yucatán Mexico

Bicycle Touring Yucatán Mexico

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How are the roads on the Yucatán peninsula? What can I expect from small villages along the way? Where to stay and what to see? Is it safe? All of these questions and more are answered in this guide to bicyle touring Yucatán Mexico based on my personal experience!
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?