Travel Blogs from Valladolid, Mexico

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Get your kicks... from Chitchen Itz..., Valladolid - Chitchen Itza, Mexico travel blog

Get your kicks... from Chitchen Itz...

A travel blog entry by marktjhung

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... The Top 5 So, to the Top 5. Ruins. Ancient ruins. They've been an integral part of my trip. And now, as I leave Valladolid, unlikely that I will see another ruin for the rest of this trip, I reflect upon the best; the worst. Indeed, there have ...

Get There Early, Valladolid, Mexico travel blog

Get There Early

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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Out towards the centre of the Yucatan Peninsula there are two Mayan ruins, Ek Balam and Chichen Itza, so we headed to Valladolid a town which is conveniently located near both.  Arriving in this picturesque place we easily found a cheap hotel for the ...

Chichen Izta and Chicken Buses Part 1, Valladolid, Mexico travel blog

Chichen Izta and Chicken Buses Part 1

A travel blog entry by hodge

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... , but first I must talk about Chichen Itza. After a sad fairwell to Lou I jumped on the next bus available for Valladolid, which was unfortuantely a local bus that stopped everywhere on route and didn't take the highway. I got to Valladolid quite late ...

Ek Balam, Valladolid, Mexico travel blog

Ek Balam

A travel blog entry by kris

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... morning I'm gonna take my backpack with me to chitchen itza and afterwards carrying it on to Merida.. This small town of Valladolid seems quaint but nothing really interests me here, the same with Mexico as a whole, the current culture doesn't interest ...

Valladolid, Valladolid, Mexico travel blog

Valladolid

A travel blog entry by erriuc

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Chichen Itza to Valladolid, Valladolid, Mexico travel blog

Chichen Itza to Valladolid

A travel blog entry by missemilygray

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... the rainy season, and had not been able to shower for "4 or 5 days, we don't know...". We shared a taxi back to Valladolid with them and let's just say the lack of showers was fairly obvious. In the afternoon, we rented a couploe of terribly ...

Spring Equinox at Chichen Itza, Chichen Itza - Valladolid, Mexico travel blog

Spring Equinox at Chichen Itza

A travel blog entry by tipep

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... touristy and overhyped in my humble opinion...and then I hopped back on another bus in late afternoon arriving in Valladolid in time for dinner. I plan on spending the morning tomorrow walking around this charming little colonial village before making my ...

Chichen Itza!, Valladolid, Mexico travel blog

Chichen Itza!

A travel blog entry by deni367

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... its original jungle.  Once I returned to Vallaldolid, I took another mid day sun break and then went for a walk around town. Valladolid is a quaint little town that has a very relaxed feel. I spent some time just relaxing in the parks and wondering ...

Tour to Chichen Itza Acrostic Poem, Chichén Itzá, Valladolid, , Mexico travel blog

Tour to Chichen Itza Acrostic Poem

A travel blog entry by nellems

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... people trying to sell souvenirs in one place I had a swim in an underground Cenote afterwards Then we had a traditional Yucatan meal in Valladolid Zoomed around Valladolid to have a quick look at a monastery and church And then drove back in the ...

Badespass und ein paar Tempelchen, Valladolid, Mexico travel blog

Badespass und ein paar Tempelchen

A travel blog entry by janinger

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... gefunden, superschoen mal wieder, so dass wir kein Problem hatten hier fast ne Woche zu verbringen. Ein Muss in Valladolid ist ein Besuch eines Cenoten. Ein Cenote ist quasi eine unterirdische Kalksteinhoehle, die mit Suesswasser gefuellt ist und bei der ...

A surprisingly pleasant town, Valladolid, Mexico travel blog

A surprisingly pleasant town

A travel blog entry by amazingjourneys

... minutes for the 25 minute journey and cost $40 Peso return. If you plan to travel onto Merida from Valladolid then I highly recommend a couple of nights stop along the way in the exceptionally beautiful town of Izamal, ...

Day 3: Mi nombre es Optimus Prime, Valladolid, Mexico travel blog

Day 3: Mi nombre es Optimus Prime

A travel blog entry by amandanlauren

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... by while we watched Transformers (dubbed into Spanish), and ate the remainder of the Pineapple pizza. So, now we find ourselves in Valladolid. It´s a cute, cozy little town that seems to be far less touristy than some of our more recent visits. We found ...

Yet Another Cenote, No More!, Valladolid, Mexico travel blog

Yet Another Cenote, No More!

A travel blog entry by cookcorn

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... (sopa de lima & panuchos – yum) we ended up back at the cathedral square to see the main event on the Valladolid calendar – this was the same thing we saw on Friday night but in costume.  It explains so much, we’d thought it ...

Valladolid and Chichen Itza, Valladolid, Mexico travel blog

Valladolid and Chichen Itza

A travel blog entry by mtrm

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English translation is below CZ:  V malém městečku Valladolid v samé centrální části Yucatánského poloostrova jsme se po cestě z Meridy do Cancúnu zastavili z jednoho důvodu - Chichen Itza - jedno z ...

Flamingo's en tempels Maya wat wil je dan ook, Valladolid, Mexico travel blog

Flamingo's en tempels Maya wat wil je dan ook

A travel blog entry by cookcorn

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... om een beetje vogels te kijken en in Mexico hebben we de mooiste vogels rond dit soort complexen gezien. Morgen de laatste dag in Valladolid en nog maar weer eens wat cenotes bekijken! Just quickly:   It's, hot, humid and raining a lot which is not ...

Wet, Valladolid, Mexico travel blog

Wet

A travel blog entry by lisaviro1981

Arriving in Valladolid we annoyingly discovered that the bus station had been moved from right beside the zócalo to a 20 minute walk away. However it didn´t seem too far when we were still fresh from the air conditioned bus so we decided to walk. Oh my ...

Cenote Chill Out, Valladolid, Mexico travel blog

Cenote Chill Out

A travel blog entry by jameshardy88

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Bizarrely also known as the Sultaness of the East, Valladolid is a beautiful little place with mesmerising sun-splashed pastel buildings lining the quiet streets that criss-cross the town. Initially intended as little more than a stop over where ...

Rio Lagartos, Rio Lagartos, Mexico travel blog

Rio Lagartos

A travel blog entry by freeandeasy

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Rio Lagartos small village with eco reserve on coast for birds. Went on a 4hr boat trip - saw crocodiles (fab!), pink flamingoes , herons and lots of other birdlife (See photos). We went floating in water with hunners of salt, probably the output from ...

En Valladolid, Yucatan, Valladolid, Mexico travel blog

En Valladolid, Yucatan

A travel blog entry by rodriram

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    Hola!   Bueno por fin sali de Merida y llegue ayer (claro pasando primero a Chichen-itza) aqui y bueno ya mañana salgo hacia Cancun-Isla ...

Valladolid, Valladolid, Mexico travel blog

Valladolid

A travel blog entry by freeandeasy

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28-3-07 Went via Walmart to Valladolid - bought v. small tent (turns out WE can't even stretch out lying down in it!) and had lunch while sitting on garden furniture display outside shop - freaked Mexicans out!! Got bus to Valladolid - we've renamed ...

Uxmal, Chichen Itza and Tulum, let's go!, Valladolid, Mexico travel blog

Uxmal, Chichen Itza and Tulum, let's go!

A travel blog entry by tipperoonie

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... us off. Pissed off, we caught the 5:35 p.m. bus from the parking lot bound for Cancun which dropped us off in Valladolid, 30 minutes away. Chichen Itza will have to wait until tomorrow. Hostel La Candeleria was closed but a man at a cafe recommended ...

Sweet times and material in Valladolid, Valladolid, Mexico travel blog

Sweet times and material in Valladolid

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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Valladolid, Valladolid, Mexico travel blog

Valladolid

A travel blog entry by leprefrog

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... virgins, the cenotes (natural wells), a large court where they played some kind of a ball game and an observatory. We were back in Valladolid by the early afternoon for a quick meal and a dip in the pool to cool us down. In the ...

Cantankerous Cenote!, Valladolid, Mexico travel blog

Cantankerous Cenote!

A travel blog entry by andycrisp

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I arrived in Valedolid (i town i only heard about yesterday) at 5 this morning, 'fresh' from an eleven hour night bus and made my way to Antonio's Guesthouse, about which the Lonely Planet wrote " this cantakerous character rents the cheapest rooms in ...

Cenotes and storms, Valladolid, Mexico travel blog

Cenotes and storms

A travel blog entry by sethandkate

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... meant the cenotes, underground caves with pools you can swim in were superb. We cycled out to them from the lovely town of Valladolid, a lot more laid back than Cancun, and had a good swim there. Could have just done with another swim when we cycled back ...

Rio Lagartos, Rio Lagartos, Mexico travel blog

Rio Lagartos

A travel blog entry by kellyjanebaker

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The queens of the ruins - Ek Balam early, Ek Balam, Mexico travel blog

The queens of the ruins - Ek Balam early

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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Valladolid and Chichen Itza, Valladolid, Mexico travel blog

Valladolid and Chichen Itza

A travel blog entry by erics

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... much since. We were up at dawn the next morning to catch the early bus to Chichen Itza, one of Mexico's best Mayan ruins. Being in Valladolid gave us about a 2 ½ hour headstart on the tour groups coming from the coast. Everything went according ...

Wasser und Höhlen, Valladolid, Mexico travel blog

Wasser und Höhlen

A travel blog entry by senderjung

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Von Palenque ging es über Merida bis nach Valladolid auf die Yucatan-Halbinsel. Diese wird gesäumt von einem Unterwasserhöhlensystem. Die Höhlen/Löcher nennt man Cenoten. Sie sind ganz besondere Naturschauspiele. Die Cenoten sind mit kristallklarem ...

The Yucatan Peninsula, Playa del Carmen, Valladolid and Merida, Mexico travel blog

The Yucatan Peninsula

A travel blog entry by aphra

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... of the big, confusing, dirty and busy tourist trap so we hopped in our little car and drove towards our next stop, Valladolid. Driving in Mexico hasn't been too bad, just a little confusing sometimes. There are little to no road markings and lots of ...

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