Blog of Sam Fox

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Central and South America

ATM caves, a must-do adventure

Things kept on getting better after we left Caye Caulker. The next stop was San Ignacio, our home for a couple of days. The location wasn’t particularly astounding, barring a local market across the road and the Macal River bordering another town, it was mostly devoid of things to note. Yet, from this town, we were less than an hour away from one of my trip highlights—Actun Tunichil Muknal, or in less tongue twisty terms: ATM caves.

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Central and South America

Slowing down, Caye Caulker island life

Caye Caulker sign in big letters on the beach

Last October on my Mayan travels, the second country in the trip was Belize. At the end of a marathon journey by public transport we reached Caye Caulker. Caye Caulker is a tiny island, it is possible to walk North-South and East-West in a couple of hours. If so far the trip had been a light jog, with a few sprints, this was the rest stop. After this we would pick up the pace for the finish.

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Central and South America, North America

Mexico to Belize, via the Chicken Bus

Tulum to Caye Caulker route

Waving adios to Mexico we had a long trek, including a chicken bus, to reach our first destination in Belize, it was a day of about 8-9 hours travel involving land and sea.

The journey started from Tulum bus stop, a short walk from our hotel. Do not mistake the term hotel with pictures you might see from friends who have been to Tulum or you have Googled. It was very basic, and except for an upside down dead cockroach next to the bed and a family of ants on the doorstep, clean. I was happy to leave.

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