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Ruta Maya motorcycle trip journal
Wednesday, 18 Mar, 2009 – 15:55 | No Comment
Ruta Maya motorcycle trip journal

Journal of my motorcycle trip through Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras and Belize:

Preparations
Day One: Dallas, US – San Marcos, US
Day Two: San Marcos, US – San Fernando, Mexico
Day Three: San Fernando – Papantla
Day Four: Papantla, Mexico – …

Epilogue and Afterthoughts
Thursday, 19 Feb, 2009 – 17:18 | No Comment
Epilogue and Afterthoughts

Epilogue
There were a lot of questions after I got home: Would you do it again? Would you have preferred going by yourself? Was the language an advantage? What did you needed the most that wish …

Day Twenty: McAllen, Texas – McKinney, Texas
Thursday, 19 Feb, 2009 – 17:17 | No Comment
Day Twenty: McAllen, Texas – McKinney, Texas

Day Twenty
McAllen, Texas – McKinney, Texas
600 miles
Being back in the US is strange: manicured roads, cleanness, working traffic lights and organization everywhere. How a border line can make such a marked differences. The landscape changed …

Day Nineteen: Tampico, Mexico – McAllen, USA
Thursday, 19 Feb, 2009 – 17:16 | No Comment
Day Nineteen: Tampico, Mexico – McAllen, USA

Day Nineteen
Tampico, Mexico – McAllen, USA
370 miles
We woke up early, as usual, but at this point we knew from experience the city awakes at 8 a.m. We went to the local farmers market for breakfast. …

Day Eighteen: Costa Esmeralda, Mexico – Tampico, Mexico
Thursday, 19 Feb, 2009 – 17:16 | No Comment
Day Eighteen: Costa Esmeralda, Mexico – Tampico, Mexico

Day Eighteen
Costa Esmeralda, Mexico – Tampico, Mexico
220 miles
I had planned a two night stay on the beach to relax a bit but after hearing that a cold front had reached Dallas and another one was …

Day Seventeen: Veracruz, Mexico – Costa Esmeralda, Mexico
Thursday, 19 Feb, 2009 – 17:15 | No Comment
Day Seventeen: Veracruz, Mexico – Costa Esmeralda, Mexico

Day Seventeen
Veracruz, Mexico – Costa Esmeralda, Mexico
105 miles
After a short ride we got to “Costa Esmeralda”; twenty five miles of pristine coast line. The first priority was to find a camping ground and there were …

Day Sixteen: Villahermosa, Mexico – Veracruz, Mexico
Thursday, 19 Feb, 2009 – 17:14 | No Comment
Day Sixteen: Villahermosa, Mexico – Veracruz, Mexico

Day Sixteen
Villahermosa, Mexico – Veracruz, Mexico
306 miles
I woke up early and went across the street to have breakfast. I ordered “ huevos rancheros” and they were the best eggs I‘ve ever had. The waiter asked …

Day Fifteen: Calakmul, Mexico – Villahermosa, Mexico
Thursday, 19 Feb, 2009 – 17:13 | No Comment
Day Fifteen: Calakmul, Mexico – Villahermosa, Mexico

Day Fifteen
Calakmul, Mexico – Villahermosa, Mexico
262 miles
The sun was up and we drove thirty miles through the rain forest on one of the most beautiful roads I‘ve ever driven. The forest was so thick every …

Day Fourteen: Hopkins, Belize – Calakmul, Mexico
Thursday, 19 Feb, 2009 – 17:12 | No Comment
Day Fourteen: Hopkins, Belize – Calakmul, Mexico

Day Fourteen
Hopkins, Belize – Calakmul, Mexico
338 miles
We had a long day in front of us so we left Hopkins early to try to get to our destination at a decent hour. After about forty miles …

Day Thirteen: Placencia, Belize – Hopkins, Belize
Thursday, 19 Feb, 2009 – 17:09 | No Comment
Day Thirteen: Placencia, Belize – Hopkins, Belize

Day Thirteen
Placencia, Belize – Hopkins, Belize
35 miles
Stefano picked us up in his boat (which was kind of rustic and not the same one he had shown us the previous day) to go the cays and …


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