Travel Blogs from Holbox Island
... we've had to switch over to a USD currency card; they type you prepay with £GBP and is converted to $USD. It just means that when we get money out using this card it is converted again from $USD to $BZD. We just have to wait for the other cards! It's not the end of the world.
Other news... since our dog Sushi was run over we have decided to get two other puppies! An elderly sister here in the congregation had a dog that had 11 puppies and she was somewhat overwhelmed with ...
... off now!
I also just spent another $140 getting leaky brake fluid pipes sorted out as well as a little problem with the gearbox. Oh the joys!! Attached to the blog is a picture of when I got the truck stuck in a ditch (on 6th July). That'll raise a few laughs! The ditch was obscured and I made a turn that was too sharp in order to avoid some foliage that had fallen in the way of the road. It took us about 30 minutes ...
... for an hour of peddling through the floods and along the sand. I compare it to putting the gym's exercise bike on the hardest setting and letting go in a sauna.
I don't know which was worse upon arrival at the inlet marking the end of the island...my oil slick of sweat, 100% DEET bugspray, and sunscreen, the mosquitos that seem to feed on this toxic cocktail, or knowing I had to ride that piece ...
... on the nightbus or in hammocks, we decided to treat ourselves to a bed - luxury!! After exploring the town and buying ingredients for dinner, we headed back to the hostal to cook and ended up chilling all evening with the other travellers. Most were heading in the opposite direction to us and had just been to the caribbean, so it was good to pick up some tips. Then this ...
... of controversy about whether excavation is good, as it exposes the ruins to, well, more ruin. Scott and I climbed up the Grand Pyramid, and even had a few minutes alone on the top of the pyramid. It was extremely cool. It was very high and steep, and to stand on the top and imagine the rulers and priests of old Mayan society--the elite--conduct the most sacred of rituals on the top of this same pyramid some 600+ years ago, well, it was pretty ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Uk'Um Holbox Island
Other places to stay in Holbox Island
Av. Pedro Joaquin Coldwell, s/n, Holbox Island | Hotelfrom $69
Paseo Kuka, Holbox Island | 1 star hotelfrom $53
Caleta s/n entre av.Juarez y palominos, Holbox Island | 3 star hotelfrom $415
Calle Igualdad # 124, Holbox Island | Hotelfrom $40
Playa Norte, Paseo Kuka, Holbox Island | Hotelfrom $68
Calle Palomino s/n, frente al Parque central, Holbox Island | 1 star hotelfrom $48