Ruta Maya 15 – And So To Jinja

Saturday 26th PM - Wednesday 30th April 2014After waving goodbye to the ruins of Copan we jumped a taxi back to town, picked up our things from the backpackers, went…

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Ruta Maya 14 – Wrack and Ruinas

Friday 25th -  Saturday 26th April 2014In a fit of stupidity that seems rather impressive, even for me, we took the overnight bus all the way from Flores to Guatemala…

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Ruta Maya 13 – Tikal Tikal Little Star

Tuesday 22st - Thursday 24th April 2014We were picked up from Ya'ajche' campamento in the morning and driven the short distance to the border. Leaving the Mexican side was a mere formality,…

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Ruta Maya 11 – Jus’ Chilan

Monday 21st April 2014 - AMWe were told to be ready to go at 6.30am for today's organised tour of Yaxchilan and Bonampak. However, the driver of the minibus had…

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Ruta Maya 10 – Lost Is The King

Overnight buses are always a joy, especially when the air-con is set to “ARCTIC”. We got a little kip on the journey from Merida to Palenque, but not much. We…

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Ruta Maya 8 – Great Balls of Fire

Friday 18th April 2014It was dark before we reached Merida. We found ourselves a rustic little backpackers located in an old pension, but without effective fans the night was sweltering. I…

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Ruta Maya 7 – The Golden Condor

Thursday 17th April 2014Another early morning and our third helping of Mayan awesomeness in three days. You may have heard of this place... Strap yourself in. IT'S THE BIG ONE Mayan Site…

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Ruta Maya 6 – Operation Cobá

Wednesday 16th April 2014We arrived in the small town of Coba after nightfall. The town comprised of a boring old road and a rather splendid lake situated to the right…

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