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We went to Coba

Here you see Frans earlie in the morning. We had an excursion to Coba, one of the oldest ruins found in Mexico and not all explored. We made the booking of this excursion a week before we would go...and guess what ! This was the only day it rained so hard, we could see the road!

This was our guide Miguel

We had some starting problems. Beside the terrible rain we also had a problem finding the guide. He should be in Tulum but on our way up there he called us on his cell phone and he told us he was in Playa del Carmen. We had to drive 30 minutes back to fetch him up.

One of the things we would see this day

Coba was one of the things we would visit this day. As i told you Coba isnt found that long ago. Its in the middle of the jungle and driving there (about 3 hours from our hotel) leaves nothign else to see then jungle ! Other things this day were meeting Maya's, eating the Maya way and swimm in a Cenote.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Wonderful to see one of the oldest things on earth
  • Cons:Expensive and a long drive through the jungle
  • In a nutshell:Explore Mexico by yourself and see more then just Coba
  • Last visit to Cobá: Oct 2002
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • Mar 21, 2006 at 4:16 PM

    leave the guide in his hut..tip him and thank him/her for the preservation of a disappearing culture..help Mexico preserve the true Maya...Bishop Landa didn't burn all the codices..

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    Nov 4, 2003 at 12:18 PM

    a fascinating journey Yv, but Lizards soup!!!!!!!!!!

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    Aug 9, 2003 at 12:26 AM

    Fascinating place!! Great page! Love the turtle pic!!!!

  • Pavlik_NL's Profile Photo
    Aug 7, 2003 at 1:55 PM

    Wow, Yvette! This page is again a masterpiece! Het heeft even geduurd, maar nu heb ik iets meer tijd om ook achterstallige bezoekjes aan andere pagina's te brengen. Which is just like travelling on www! Groetjes, Paul

  • globetrott's Profile Photo
    Jul 26, 2003 at 7:19 AM

    What a great page with great exotic flair and wonderful pics , Yvette ! Reminds me a lot of the time I spent in the Carribean !

  • shiran_d's Profile Photo
    Jul 22, 2003 at 11:46 AM

    Wow you have got some great travel pic on site. Thanks for sharing

  • patrikske's Profile Photo
    Jul 21, 2003 at 12:46 PM

    Great page, well done !

  • matcrazy1's Profile Photo
    Jul 21, 2003 at 9:59 AM

    Fantastic page, way of travelling and destination! I do hope to follow your itinery someday! Thanks for sharing!

  • olja1234's Profile Photo
    Jul 20, 2003 at 8:48 AM

    Your comments are great, Yv, and your photos as well, of course. Thanks for sharing

  • Ronald_T's Profile Photo
    Jul 13, 2003 at 7:31 PM

    Interesante page Yvette. De mensen hier vragen altijd geld aan toeristen hoor. Zelfs al zijn ze niet arm. De gedachtengang is van: Nee heb je en ja kan je krijgen ;-)


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