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Estados Unidos Mexicanos

Located in North America, Mexico borders with the United States, Guatemala and Belize. It is bathed by the Gulf of Mexico, Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea.

Mexico is divided into 31 states and the Federal District (D.F.).

It´s climate is very varied according to the region. Usually, the rainy season occurs between May and October, depending on the altitude.

The national currency is peso. It's symbol is $ and is often marked as mex$ or $ M.N. (M.N. = moneda nacional, which means nacional currency).

In turistic places the U.S.$ is usually accepted. The € (Euro) is also accepted in most turistic places.

Beware to save some money as it is necessary to pay a departure fee for each person.

Vaccination is not required.

My trip to Mexico

I flew to Cancun airport, and was immediately taken (by bus) to the hotel which was about 120km away.

I think the main roads are good, altough some drivers seem to have forgotten some basic rules, ...

As you leave the airport, the mobile phone (fortunately) stops working, so you may as well leave it at home and fully enjoy your holidays. The national network operates GSM1900.

I stayed at an all inclusive resort, somewhere in the Yucatan Peninsula / Quintana Roo State.

> Cobá.
> Tulum.
> Estado de Yucatán.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros: Diversity - beaches, archeology, diving, ...
  • Cons: Sometimes crowded, ...
  • In a nutshell: Fabulous, hope i return ever and ever again.
  • Last visit to Mexico: Mar 2003
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • deecat's Profile Photo
    Jul 27, 2011 at 3:17 PM

    Really enjoyed the tips because they were so organized, useful, helpful, and interesting. Your photos that accompany your narratives are outstanding.

  • eriksson977's Profile Photo
    Jan 7, 2010 at 6:22 AM

    Hello A, Nice pages. Thank you very much and happy new year to you. Tomas Eriksson :)

  • Jan 17, 2008 at 6:49 AM

    lovely page! Nikos

  • RickinDutch's Profile Photo
    Jan 20, 2006 at 1:19 PM

    Very nice photos and tips! Thanks for sharing.

  • ncfg's Profile Photo
    Sep 25, 2005 at 1:05 PM

    Great page! The pic of the monkey in your head is very funny :)

  • easyoar's Profile Photo
    Sep 24, 2005 at 3:28 PM

    Excellent set of tips and pics! Particularly good set of Warnings and Dangers.

  • Aurorae's Profile Photo
    Sep 24, 2005 at 4:15 AM

    Que pagina muito bonita! Gostaria muito de visitar o Mexico! É o meu grande sonho!

  • wcph's Profile Photo
    Sep 3, 2005 at 9:36 PM

    Great page - well-written and wonderful photos.

  • dr.firas's Profile Photo
    Feb 24, 2005 at 5:50 AM

    So you were there in Mexico, I envay LOL I liked this page it is wonderful, the best photo is the one with the monkey on your shoulder, hee hee he touched your nose, but he forced you to smile, and your smile is beautiful ;-D

  • Bwana_Brown's Profile Photo
    Dec 13, 2004 at 9:18 PM

    A great page on Mexico Alexandra! You sure packed a lot of activities into your time there! I wish that I had been able to bath in a cenote like you did. Very useful info here!!


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