Imagine a subterranean paradise teeming with calcified stalactites, and at the center, a pool of crystal-clear freshwater. This describes one kind of cenote. Sometimes a cenote is tens of meters beneath the surface and then tens more deep. Holes in the earth high above can deliver beams of sunlight into the beautiful caverns. Or they can […]
Stopping to tour random Mayan ruins has become a fun way to spend a casual riding day. Because the regions of Mexico are so geographically different, the ruins are quite varied in size, shape, and preservation. They also house a variety of critters! In Palenque, the monkeys rule the jungle. At the Mayan ruins of […]
I join my fellow travelers on a day trip to the little-known cascades of Roberto Barrios. After a 45-minute drive southeast of Palenque, we take to the waterfalls for an afternoon of swimming, jumping, and playing in the mud. This is our video story.
A beautiful pavement ride into and out of Creel and a treacherous dirt ride up and over the mountains into and out of Chinipas.