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    My thirteenth day of the trip

    by Kuznetsov_Sergey Written Mar 2, 2014

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    Favorite thing: So my trip to Mexico came to its end.
    The last thirteenth day of the trip began in Cancun, continued in Mexico-City after the flight by “Aeromexico”, continued in Amsterdam after the flight by “KLM” and finished on the fourteenth day in Moscow after the flight by “Aeroflot”.
    I left my hotel in Cancun at 15.00 and got home in Moscow at 2.30 the day after tomorrow after 26,5 hours trip.
    It was the least interesting day, but it was the price for beautiful 12 days which I was fortunate to spend in Mexico in January-February of 2011.

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    My tenth, eleventh and twelfth days of the trip

    by Kuznetsov_Sergey Updated Mar 2, 2014

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    Favorite thing: I know that a lot of people prefer beach rest and staying in all-inclusive hotels in Cancun. I’ve never tried such way of rest before and wanted to have an experience only for not to repeat it again.
    As for me it was unforgettable because it happened in February – when it was deep and cold winter in Moscow. I enjoyed summer and beach style of rest after a long way across Mexico and being full filled with Maya and Aztecs imaginations.

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    My ninth day of the trip in Chichén-Itzá Ek Balam

    by Kuznetsov_Sergey Updated Mar 2, 2014

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    Favorite thing: The ninth day of the trip was devoted to Chichén-Itzá with the rest at Ik Kil Cenote, with visiting Ek Balam on the way to Cancun.
    Chichén-Itzá. We saw Temple of Kukulkan, Red House, Temple of the Warriors, Tomb of the Chac-mool, Temple of the Jaguars, Tzompantli-Platform of the Sculls, Great Ball Court, Temple of the Bearded Man, Platform of the Eagles and the Jaguars, Cenote Sagrado, Tomb of the High PriestsCaracol – Observatory, Church, Nunnery, House of the Dark Writing, Temple of the Panels, Temple of the Hunt, House of the Grinding Stones, Model of traditional Maya House, Group of the Thousand Columns, Temple of the Carved Columns, Great Plaza.
    After that we went to Cenote Ik’ Kil where we had a very pleasant swimming and Mexican style lunch.
    At 16.oo we were in Ek Balam. We saw Entrance Arch, Oval Palace, Twins and Ballcourt, Acropolis, El Trono.
    At 19.30 we were already in our hotels in Cancun.

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    My seventh day of the trip in Palenque

    by Kuznetsov_Sergey Updated Mar 2, 2014

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    Favorite thing: The seventh day of the trip was devoted to Palenque with the rest at the Mexican Gulf on the way to Campeche.
    In the morning I swam in the outdoor pool of the hotel. Our excursion around the ruins started at 8.30 and finished in 4 hours. We saw Archaeological Site, Archaeological Museum, Temple of the Dying Moon, Temple of the Red Queen, Temple of the Inscriptions Court, Temple of the Inscriptions, Tomb of K'inich Janaab' Pakal, Ruz’s Tomb, Grand Palace, Palace West Staircase, Palace East Courtyard, Palace West Courtyard, Palace Central Patio and Patio of the Tower, Palace Observation Tower, Palace Corbel arches, Palace Stucco Masks, Otulum River and Aqueduct, Maudslay’s Plaza, Stephens’s Plaza, Temple of the Cross, Temple of the Foliated Cross, Temple of the Sun, Temple XIV, Walbeck and Ball Courts, Temple of the Count, North Group, Temples X, XI, XV, Group IV.
    After that we went to Campeche and at 15.00 we were at the coast of the Mexican gulf. We had a lunch there and pleasant swimming in warm waters.
    At 19.30 we were in our hotel in Campeche.

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    My eighth day of the trip in Uxmal and Merida

    by Kuznetsov_Sergey Written Mar 1, 2014

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    Favorite thing: The eighth day of the trip was devoted to Campeche, Uxmal and Merida.
    In the morning after swimming in the hotel pool we had a short excursion along Campeche and saw Bay of Campeche, City Wall, Puerta de Tierra, Square of Independence, Cathedral of the Conception, Church of San Francisco,
    At 10.30 we were in Uxmal. During 3-hours excursion we saw Uxmal Archeological Zone with Pyramid of the Magician, Pyramid’s unique decoration, Nunnery Quadrangle, Ball Court, Turtle House, Governor's Palace, Jaguar Throne, Great Pyramid, House of the Doves, The South Temple.
    At 15.00 we were already in our hotel in Merida. After dinner I walked along the city and saw Cathedral de San Ildefonso, Zocalo or Plaza Grande, Parque Principal, Palacio de Gobierno, Palacio Municipal, Casa de Montejo, Iglesia de Jesús, Teatro Jose Peon Contreras, University of Yucatan-Merida, Iglesia and Park Santa Ana, Parque Hidalgo, Patria Monument in Paseo de Montejo.

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    My sixth day of the trip in Chamula and Zinacantan

    by Kuznetsov_Sergey Written Feb 23, 2014

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    Favorite thing: The sixth day of the trip was devoted to San Cristobal, Chamula and Zinacantan.
    In the morning we had a 1,5 hour excursion along San-Cristobal and we afforded to see what we had missed the day before.
    At 9.30 we started our way to Indian villages. In Chamula we saw Church of San Juan, San Sebastian Church ruins and Chamula Market.
    In Zinacantan we saw San Lorenzo Church and paid a visit in an Indian family.

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    My fifth day of the trip in Sumidero and San Crist

    by Kuznetsov_Sergey Written Feb 22, 2014

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    Favorite thing: The fifth day of the trip was devoted to Sumidero and San Cristobal.
    After a night in Tuhuantepec and swimming in the hotel pool we started our way to Sumidero at 8.00.
    In 4,5 hours we were there and had a wonderful two hours bout trip along the Grijalva River and saw the Sumidero Canyon and the National Park, Spider Monkeys, American crocodiles, American Griffons, Cueva de Colores, Christmas Tree Falls and Chiapa De Corzo.
    At 14.30 we started to San Cristobal and in two hours were at our hotel. At 17.00 we went on excursion which lasted two hours. We saw Zocalo, the Cathedral, San Nicolas Temple, Palacio de Gobierno, Siren House, Iglesia de San Cristobal, Iglesia del Carmen, El Carmen Arch, Real de Guadelupe, Iglesia de Guadelupe, Iglesia de Santo Domingo, Convento de la Merced, Iglesia de San Francisco and the Sunset over San Cristobal de las Casas.

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    My fourth day of the trip in Oaxaca and Monte-Alba

    by Kuznetsov_Sergey Written Feb 16, 2014

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    Favorite thing: The fourth day of the trip was devoted to Monte-Alban, Oaxaca and Santa Maria del Tule.
    In the morning – swimming in the hotel pool, walking around the hotel area and admiring beautiful views at Oaxaca from my balcony.

    We started our way to the Archaeological Site of Monte-Alban at 8.00. At 8.30 we were already there. We had a three hours excursion during which I saw the Museum, Gran Plaza, Observatory, Ball court, South Platform, West Side, Danzantes, East Side, North Platform and Tombs.

    At 11.30 we drove to Oaxaca and were there almost in the afternoon. We had a 1,5 excursion there and I saw Zocalo, Art Noveau kiosk, Alameda de León, Macedonio Alcalá Tourist Corridor, Templo de la Preciosa Sangre de Cristo, Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption and Santo Domingo de Guzmán.

    At 13.30 we drove to Santa Maria del Tule and were there in a half of an hour. We had a half of an hour excursion there quite enough to see the famous Arbol del Tule, El Templo de Santa Maria de la Asuncion and Santa Maria del Tule's Town Hall.
    At 14.30 we had a dinner in El Famoso Restaurant on the road.
    At 15.30 we started our way to Tehuantepec. After 4 hours driving we were in the hotel.

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    My third day of the trip in Mexico City and Puebla

    by Kuznetsov_Sergey Updated Feb 15, 2014

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    Favorite thing: The third day of the trip was devoted to Mexico City, Puebla de Zaragoza and Cholula.
    Because of shift of time I woke up very early and could visit the pool in the hotel and have a walk along Pasea de Reforma before breakfast.
    We started our trip at 8.00 with an excursion around rich quarters of the city to see where the well-known in Russia Mexican movie “The rich also cry” had been created.
    At 9.00 we started our way to Puebla de Zaragoza and reached it at 11.00. We had a two hours excursion to see Zocalo, the Cathedral, Church of Santo Domingo, 5 de Mayo Street, Chapel Del Rosario, Casa de Alfeñique, the Municipal Palace and visit the Talavera pottery shop.
    At 13.00 I hired a taxi and went to Cholula - archaeological zone which situated about 7 kilometers west of the city of Puebla where I saw the Great Pyramid and Nuestra Señora de los Remedios church.
    At 14.30 I came back to Puebla and we started our way to Oaxaca. On the way we saw Orisaba Volcano (from aside) and Tehuacán-Cuicatlán Biospheric Reserve with its giant cactusses.
    At 20.30 we arrived to Oaxaca where spent a night.

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    My first day on the way from Russia to Mexico

    by Kuznetsov_Sergey Updated Feb 15, 2014

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    Fondest memory: On 24th of January in 2011 I began my trip to Mexico. I was in the airport of Sheremetievo in 8.10 and had to wait for a flight to Paris until 10.30 (it was a half of an hour delay because of anti-icing works).
    After 3 hours in flight we landed at 12.50 in the Charles de Gaulle Airport. I had to change the terminal in great hurry was almost in time for a flight to Mexico-City which began at 13.40.
    After 10,5 hours in flight at 19.00 we landed in the Mexico City International Airport.
    Unfortunately my suit-case stayed in Paris and after 2 hours waiting and searching I went to the city by taxi in great angry and sorrow. In half an hour at 21.30 I was in my hotel Melia Reforma.
    At 23.00 Mexico-City time (and 6.00 Moscow time) I went to bed. 24 hours passed since I woke up in Moscow and my first day in trip was over.

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    My second day of the trip in Mexico-City

    by Kuznetsov_Sergey Written Feb 15, 2014

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    Favorite thing: The second day of the trip was devoted to Mexico-City and Teotihuacán.
    I woke up at 5.30 local time (12.30 Moscow time). I had a little walk along the Paceo Reforma before the breakfast.
    At 8.00 our first excursion began. It lasted till 11.00 and we were fortunate to see Centro Histórico, Zócalo, Metropolitan Cathedral, Metropolitan Tabernacle, Statue of Juan Pablo II, National Palace, El Patio del Palacio, Jardin Botanico in Palacio Nacional, Wallpainting by Diego Rivera, Templo Mayor, Nacional Monte de Piedad.
    At 11.00 we went to Teotihuacán and at 12.00 we were already there.
    After shopping our second excursion began and we saw Cerro Gordo, Archaeological Site, Avenue of the Dead, Pyramid of the Sun, Platforms along the Avenue of the Dead, Pyramid of the Moon, Plaza of the Moon, Citadel and Temple of Quetzalcoatl, Quetzalpapalotl Palace, Court of Columns.
    At 15.00 the excursion was over. After having a lunch in El Jaguar restaurant we came back to Mexico-City at 17.00.
    Our third excursion in the National Museum of Anthropology lasted two hours until 19.00.
    We came back to our hotel. I went to the airport by taxi to get my suite-case which fortunately arrived from Paris. It took me two hours and I was back only at 22.00. That’s why I lost my fourth evening excursion to the centre which I was planning. Pity! I was terribly tired but happy.

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  • Honey Moon Trip

    by Dhacez Written May 2, 2012

    Favorite thing: It just really depends. If you want caribbean beautiful beaches then go to Either Cozumel, Playa or Cancun.
    Cancun is like a mini Miami
    Cozumel is an island and Its busy during the day but very quite at night (good for relaxing)
    IF Playa del carmen choose a hotel near the 5th Ave. Be aware that Playa is busy and party city.

    Puerto Vallarta is very colonial mountain small city. Very romantic I would say.

    Fondest memory: Carribean Ocean is the best ever. I went to snorkel to Punta Venado and it was one of the best places in Rivera Maya and El Cielo in Cozumel.

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    General Tips for Visiting Mexico

    by Kokiwebs Written Apr 7, 2012

    Favorite thing: Hey there,

    Just letting you know that weather can be rather difficult to guess. It is the rainy season indeed which means that you can even get hurricanes (there was one in Puerto Vallarta beginning of last october) but you can get sunshine too. I'd be ready for both situations.

    On another thought, you might want to download this free Mexico guide I spotted- will certainly help you out http://www.maitravelsite.com/travel-guides/

    Oh! As for safety, there is nothing in particular you should do other than what you do back home.

    Cheers!

    Fondest memory: Chiapas is the palce to see, where you will mingle with indigenous cultures and enter what I think is Mexico's most interesting state. Use San Cristobal as a base camp and explore the area.

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    Three of my favorites

    by DSwede Written Sep 24, 2011

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    Favorite thing: Among the things I do like about Mexico, a few stick out more in mind than others. Firstly, Mexicans are a talkative and friendly people, willing to start up conversations and get to know travelers. I've several times been invited to visit their homes and families only after 30 minutes.

    Secondly, while they may not have much in the means of wealth, but they are open with what they have, don't complain about what life gave them and take pride in their clothes despite the occasional tears and lack of designer labels.

    The last thing that may not typically be mentioned would be the colors. Homes, cars, building facades, artwork, etc. all have brilliant colors. It is uplifting to the spirit to see vibrant colors instead of the drab ones that you come across in other places of the world.

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    money belt vs wallet

    by rkearns Updated Jan 22, 2011

    Favorite thing: yeah, any atm that has a visa logo should take your card. b of a is not going to charge you any less though if you do find one there in mexico.
    i read online that they are charging 1% of the withdraw amt. for all transactions so that's even better than the $4-5 i stated earlier, depending on how much you're taking out. i have to stress the point though....and i used to have a money "pouch" under my shirt. then i had to reach into my pouch to get the money, and it was obvious...
    i KNOW lots of people have money belts, but imo, that just makes you stand out more as a tourist (more than we already do.. we ARE tourists haha). i would just keep some money in your backpack/luggage, locked up at the hostel, and take some in your wallet when you go out. just you know the deal... take common sense precaution with pickpocketers and crows and all that.
    but take it or leave the advice. it's just my opinion.

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