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Mexico Trip Reports
By John Kobak
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2014-15
Overall 2014-15 Mexico Map & Planned Route
2014-15 Mexico Trip Planning


2013-14
Overall 2013-14 Mexico Map & Planned Route
2013-14 Mexico Trip Planning

2013-14 Blog in Chronological Order or see below for detail maps and travel times.

  • Travel Day 1 - Cleveland, OH to Harlingen, TX 11/01
  • Travel Day 2 - Harlingen, TX to Rio Micos, MX 11/07 - -Blog 2a - Blog 2b
  • Travel Day 3 - Rio Micos to Emerald Coast, MX 11/10
  • Travel Day 4 - Emerald Coast to Catemaco, MX 11/11 - -Blog 4
  • Travel Day 5 - Catemaco to Lake Silvituc, MX 11/13
  • Travel Day 7 - Lake Silvituc to Xpu-Ha, MX 11/14 - -Blog 7
  • Travel Day 8a - Xpu-Ha, MX to USA-Coast Route 03/05 - -Blog 8
  • Travel Day 8b - Xpu-Ha, MX to USA-Laredo Route 03/05

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    2012-13
    Overall 2012-13 Mexico Map & Planned Route
    2012-13 Mexico Trip Planning
    You Tube Slide Show of 2012-13 Mexico Trip

    2012-13 Blog in Chronological Order or see below for detail maps and travel times.

  • Travel Day 1 - Cleveland, OH to Harlingen, TX 11/5
  • Travel Day 2 - Harlingen, TX to Rio Micos, MX 11/11 - -Blog 2a -Blog 2b -Blog 2c
  • Travel Day 3 - Rio Micos to Emerald Coast, MX 11/14 - -Blog 3a -Blog 3b
  • Travel Day 4 - Emerald Coast to Catemaco, MX 11/16 - -Blog 4a -Blog 4b -Blog 4c -Blog 4d
  • Travel Day 5 - Catemaco to near Escarcega, MX 11/23
  • Travel Day 6 - Near Escarcega to Xpu-Ha, MX 11/24 - -Blog 5
  • Travel Day 7 - Xpu-Ha, MX to USA 03/01

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    2011-12
    Overall 2011-12 Mexico Map & planned Route
    2011-12 Mexico Trip Planning
    Slide Show of 2011-12 Mexico Trip

    2011-12 Blog in Chronological Order or see below for detail maps and travel times.

  • Travel Day 1 - Houston, TX (11/14) to La Pesca, MX - - Blog 1
  • Travel Day 2 - La Pesca to Rio Micos, MX 11/15 - - Blog 2
  • Travel Day 3 - Rio Micos to Emerald Coast, MX 11/18 - - Blog 3 - - Blog 4
  • Travel Day 4 - Emerald Coast to Catemaco, MX 11/20 - - Blog 5 - - Eylpantle Falls Blog 6
  • Travel Day 5 - Catemaco to near Palenque, MX 11/26
  • Travel Day 6 - Near Palenque to Mahahual, MX 11/27 - - Blog 7
  • Travel Day 7 - Mahahual to Xpu-Ha, MX 11/30 - - Blog 8 - - Blog 9
  • Travel Day 8 - Xpu-Ha, MX to Texas 3/1

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    2010-11
    Overall 2010-11 Mexico Map & planned Route
    2010-11 Mexico Trip Planning
    Slide Show of 2010-11 Mexico Trip

    2010-11 Blog in Chronological Order or see below for detail maps and travel times.

  • Travel Day 1 - Houston, TX (11/17) to La Pesca, MX - - Blog 1
  • Travel Day 2 - La Pesca to Emerald Coast, MX 11/21 - - Blog 2
  • Travel Day 3 - Emerald Coast to Catemaco, MX 11/23 - - Blog 3
  • Travel Day 4 - Catemaco to Isla Aguada, MX 11/30 - - Blog 4
  • Travel Day 5 - Isla Aguada to Mahahual, MX 12/01 - - Blog 5
  • Travel Day 6 - Mahahual to Xpu-Ha, MX 12/07 - - Blog 6 - - Blog 7
  • Travel Day 7 - Xpu-Ha to Vallodolid & Izamal, MX 03/04 - - Blog 8
  • Travel Day 8 - Izamal, MX to USA Border

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    2009-10
    Overall 2009-10 Mexico Map
    2009-10 Mexico Trip Planning
    Slide Show of 2009-10 Trip


    2009-10 Blog in Chronological Order or see below for detail maps and travel times.

  • Travel Day 1 - Houston, TX (11/16) to La Pesca, MX - - Blog 1
  • Travel Day 2 - Skipped Barra del Tordo. At La Pesca 11/16-11/21 - - Blog 2
  • Travel Day 3 - La Pesca to Emerald Coast, MX 11/22-11/23 - - Blog 3
  • Travel Day 4 - Emerald Coast to Catemaco, MX 11/24-11/28 - - Blog 4 - - Blog 5
  • Travel Day 5 - Catemaco to Isla Aguada, MX 11/29-12/01 - - Blog 6
  • Travel Day 6 - Isla Aguada to Campeche, MX 12/02 - - Blog 7
  • Travel Day 7 - Campeche to Celestun & Merida, MX 12/03-12/06 - - Blog 8 - - Blog 9
  • Travel Day 8 - Merida to Uxmal, Loltun Caves & Chichen-Itza, MX< 12/07-12/08/A> - - Blog 10 - - Blog 11
  • Travel Day 9 - Cancun - MecoLoco , MX 12/09 - 1/05 - - Blog 12
  • Travel Day 10 - Cancun - Xpu-Ha 1/06 - 2/17 - - Blog 13
  • Travel Day 10a - Xpu-Ha to Bacalar 2/18 - 2/20 - - Blog 14
  • Travel Day 11 - Bacalar to Cholula/Puebla 2/21 - 2/24 - - Blog 15
  • Travel Day 12 - Cholula to San Miguel de Allende 2/25 - 2/27 - - Blog 16
  • Travel Day 13 - San Miguel de Allende to USA 2/27 - 2/28 - - Blog 17

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    2008-9
    Actual Trip Map 2008-09
    Mexico Planning Map 2008-09 Trip
    Slide Show of 2008-09 Trip

    2008-9 Mexican Trip Blog in Chronological Order or see below for detail maps and travel times.

  • Travel Day 1 - Harlingen, TX to beyond Tampico, MX - - Blog 1
  • Travel Day 2 - South of Tampico, MX to Emerald Coast - - Blog 2
  • Travel Day 3 - Emerald Coast to Catemaco, MX - - Blog 3
  • Travel Day 4 - Catemaco, MX to Isla Aquada, MX - - Blog 4
  • Travel Day 5 - Isla Aguada, MX to Bacalar, MX - - Blog 5
  • Travel Day 6 - Bacalar, MX to Xcalak, MX - - Blog 6
  • Travel Day 7 - Xcalak, MX to North toward Cancun, MX - - Blog 7
  • Page 8 - Mayan Riviera & Isla Mujeres - - Blog 8 - - Blog 9
  • Page 9 - Mayan Riviera then USA

    - - Blog 10 - - Blog 11

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    2007
    Short Story about 2007 Trip

    Map showing 2007 Trip

  • Mexico 2007 - Page 1 - Emerald Coast, Catemaco, Huatulco
  • Mexico 2007 - Page 2 - Zipolite, Puerto Escondido, Playa Ventura
  • Mexico 2007 - Page 3 - Pie de la Cuesta, Ixtapa, Maruata
  • Mexico 2007 - Page 4 - Melaque, Tenacatita
  • Mexico 2007 - Page 5 - Punta Perula, Sayulita, Chacala

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    2005
    Map showing 2005 Trip

  • Mexico 2005 - Page 1 - El Tajin, Villahermosa, Palenque
  • Mexico 2005 - Page 2 - Misol Ha, Aqua Azul, San Cristobal, Indian Villages, Huatulco
  • Mexico 2005 - Page 3 - Zipolite, Playa Ventura, Acapulco, Zihuatanejo
  • Mexico 2005 - Page 4 - Ixtapa, Melaque, Punta Perula, Chacala, Guadalajara

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    2004
    Mexico 2004 Report Visited: Durango, Mazatlan, Chacala, Lo de Marcos, Punta Perula, Boca Beach, Barra de Navidad, Melaque, Guadalajara


    2000
    Mexico 2000 Report
    - Kayak Trip-Rio Actopan, Rio Pescados, Alto Bobos, El Salto, Rio Tampaˇn. Visited: Tampico, Emerald Coast, Xalapa, Ciudad Valles, Guanajuato, Guadalajara, Melaque, Puerto Vallarta, Sayulita, San Blas, Mazatlan, Copper Canyon train trip, Bahia Kino, Nogales

    Mexico 2000 Photos - Kayak Trip

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    1996
    Our First Motor Home Trip to Mexico in 1996
    Visited: Laredo, Saltillo, San Miguel de Allende, Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato, Patzcuaro, Playa Azul, Zihuatanejo, Acapulco, Puerto Escondido, Huatulco, Oaxaca, Vera Cruz, Tampico
    No Report

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    1995
    Our First Camping Trip in Mexico, Sea Kayaking in Belize & Camping at Tikal in Guatamala in 1995
    Visited: Cozumel diving, Chetumal, MX - Placencia, Ranguana Caye (8 days sea Kayaking, San Ignacio, Belize - Tikal in Guatamala
    Belize Report


    Useful Mexico Internet Links
  • Mexico RV.NET Forum
  • MEXICO Trip Planning and Information
  • Mexico "On the Road" Facebook Group
  • Mexico Campground Guide by Church
  • Mexican Additions to 4th edition
  • Mexico RV Forum
  • On-Line TIP Application - Recommended way to get vehicle permit easily.
  • Official MX Import Vehicle Rules - English Version
  • Mexico Border, RV Info
  • Mexican Road Signs
  • Free 2012 Mexican State Maps in PDF Format
  • Mexican Route Planning & Cuota toll rates (In English)
  • Live Border Wait Times
  • Mexican Police Bribes
  • A Mini-Series on RVing in Mexico
  • RVing the Yucatan
  • Mexico Mike's Links
  • People's Guide to Mexico
  • Weather in Mexican Cities
  • Links to RV Travelers in Central America
  • Free - Don't Go There Book - Overland Mexico, Central America
  • Recent Bloggers trips to Central America
  • 10-Things You May Not Know About Mexico

    Interesting maps of how USA expanded into French/Spanish/Mexican/Russian Territory

  • Maps of USA Territorial Expansion against Mexico
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