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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?
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!
The Mayan ruins of Ek Balam

The Mayan ruins of Ek Balam

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Ek Balam, situated about 30 kilometers north of Valladolid and right next to the Cenote X'Canche, were the first Mayan ruins I was to explore in Mexico. Featuring one of the tallest Mayan buildings on the northern peninsula Yucatán, Ek Balam is definitely worth a visit. Find out how to beat the crowds!
Cenote X'Canche

Cenote X'Canche

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The Yucatán peninsula offers countless cenotes (sinkholes) to see and to swim in. One of them is Cenote X'Canche near the ruins of Ek Balam. Find out what a wonderful place we found after my longest day of bicycle touring so far! Sometimes it's worth to visit places at unusual times!
Isla Holbox - harbour on Isla Holbox

Isla Holbox

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Endless beaches, white sand, swaying palm trees and a laid-back caribbean feeling... When you read about Isla Holbox and look at photos of it you expect to find a real gem of paradise. But is it really a paradise? After staying there for a few days I left with mixed feelings. Read why!
First experiences with bicycle touring

First Experiences with Bicycle Touring

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How does it feel to steer a fully loaded touring bicycle for the first time through the busy streets of Cancún? How does your body hold up, what are the challenges and how can you solve problems? Starting from Cancún in Mexico I made my first experiences with bicycle touring and this is what I've learned...