Bacalar, or Laguna Bacalar, is a small town in Southern Mexico. This was our last stop in Mexico. During our two nights in Bacalar, we investigated the laguna, spent an afternoon swimming at a local beach called Balnearios, found a fantastic place to have breakfast, and met up with Charo’s cousin Rafael and his family for the second time on our trip. […]
The bus from Tulum arrived in Mahahual past 9 pm. We had spent as much time in Tulum as possible, taking advantage of our time spent with Charo’s cousins Susan and Rafael and their families. When we arrived, the kids were tired and ready to fall asleep. Our Two nights in Mahahual backpacking had begun, but our adventures would have to wait for the next day. […]
We are a backpacking family from Toronto, Canada travelling the world for the next year. Follow our family in Tulum, Mexico to see where we stayed, and our activities.
Tulum We arrived in Mexico, and instead of spending time in Cancun, we moved right to Tulum. We took the ADO bus stop from inside the airport; we only had to walk a few steps to reach it. These buses, for the most part, are very comfortable, and most that we have ridden in have a bathroom. They played movies on longer bus rides as well. I’ve noticed that they have a schedule, but so far, no bus has been accurate to the time. We usually waited approximately 15 minutes after the bus scheduled to leave for it to arrive. The coach doesn’t make many stops, and you can book your seat. You can tell who were tourists as they were the ones who asked people to move if you were in their assigned seat. Our bus ride to Tulum took us about 3 hours. […]
We arrived at Bacalar, tired and hungry. After speaking with a taxi driver, and staff at the hotel we were staying, we asked each of them where to eat in Bacalar. They all agreed if we wanted breakfast, there was only one place to go. El Manati. […]
Questioning where to eat in Tulum, Mexico? After talking to a few local people, Charo found that the place to go is Antojitos La Chiapaneca. We didn’t want to research through the net. After all, we want places suggested by locals. If they cannot vouch for it, we don’t want to eat there. […]