Cenote Diving In Playa Del Carmen - A Truly Unique SCUBA Diving Experience

Cenote Diving In Playa Del Carmen – A Truly Unique SCUBA Diving Experience

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Ahhhh back to Playa Del Carmen and Starbucks!!! Yes a Starbucks only half a block away from our hotel. Traveling around Central America one would think the coffee would be exceptional.  It’s not.  In fact, we found it terrible.  There were few espresso bars and the coffee used at guesthouses and hotels were schwill.  We […]

Tikal to Tulum - San Juan Transport And The Hellacious Day of Buses

Tikal to Tulum – San Juan Transport And The Hellacious Day of Buses

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We left Tikal at 7:30am after a wonderful birthday trip to Tikal.  Heading from Tikal, we thought we might spend the night in Chetumal, Mexico and then move on to Tulum in the morning and then spend the rest of our time there, before flying back home from Cancun where we had started.  Leaving Tikal was hard, and we […]

Tikal Sunrise Tour – The Canopy Awakens In The Guatemalan Peten at Temple IV

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Tikal Sunrise Tour – A Birthday to Remember Often traveling around, you get the chance to pow-wow with other travelers and get some ideas of where YOU want to go.  We had heard from some other travelers, that watching the sunrise at Temple IV of Tikal was something special. We knew right then, that this […]

Exploring Tikal - Ruins Of The Ancient Mayan City And Guatemala's Pride And Joy

Exploring Tikal – Ruins Of The Ancient Mayan City And Guatemala’s Pride And Joy

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Tikal National Park is to Guatemala what Angkor Wat is to Cambodia or the Taj Mahal is to India. The Guatemalan people are very proud of the history and culture the Tikal Ruins represent. And rightly so considering it was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979. We were excited to be able to explore […]

Getting from San Pedro Sula to Tikal - Maya De Oro's Hell On Wheels

Getting from San Pedro Sula to Tikal – Maya De Oro’s Hell On Wheels

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Traveling via bus in Central America is common for travelers and locals alike. Not being familiar with how the transportation system works can be frustrating for foreigners. You are typically sold a ticket for a certain kind of bus and told vaguely how things will work. More often than not things do not go as […]

Whale Sharks In Utila - Failed Excursion and the PADI Advanced Open Water Course

Whale Sharks In Utila – Failed Excursion and the PADI Advanced Open Water Course

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Yesterday we missed out on the whale shark excursion due to a hangover. Evidently we really missed out since they saw 8 whale sharks.  Today we started our PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course. You can pick 5 “specialties”.  We chose Deep, Navigation, Night, Peak Performance Buoyancy, and Wreck.   We did two dives this morning, and […]