Adv Riders in Guatemala

Discussion in 'Latin America' started by richsuz, Dec 5, 2012.

  1. norschweger

    norschweger Been here awhile

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  2. GuateRider

    GuateRider Long timer

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    Always a pleasure to see that the network is working :evil
  3. Wolverine1305

    Wolverine1305 The english is hard

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    Hello everyone, two friends and I are planning to ride to Belize and Guatemala, around the end of July, Well my friends are from Orizaba, Veracruz State, and you know, I live near from Toluca, Mexico state, so our plan is ride through Belice, entering for Chetumal to get to Tikal in Guatemala and after that go back by same route.
    We want to save money because we do not have a lot of money, we will go "al mochilazo" (with a little bit of money.)
    Could you give us some suggestions and advices about riding, eating, camping zones, cheap hotels, that are there?
    some advriders live near from our route to drink a beer? well just one beer jajajaja
    all the best...
    Fabian Diaz.

    Hola a todos, dos amigos y yo estamos planeando viajar a Belice y Guatemala, a finales de julio, Bueno mis amigos son de Orizaba, Veracruz, y ustedes lo saben, yo vivo cerca de Toluca, Estado de México, por lo que nuestro plan es pasar por Belice, entrando por Chetumal para llegar a Tikal en Guatemala y luego volver por el mismo camino.
    Queremos ahorrar dinero, ya que no tenemos mucho dinero, vamos a ir "al mochilazo" (con un poco de dinero.)
    ¿Podrían darnos algunas sugerencias y consejos acerca de conducir en moto, comer, zonas de acampar, hoteles baratos,?
    algunos advriders viven cerca de nuestra ruta para tomar una cerveza? y sólo una cerveza jajajaja
    todo lo mejor ...
    Fabian Diaz.
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  4. GuateRider

    GuateRider Long timer

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    If you want to save money , skip Yucatan and Belice and come directly to Guatemala , there is so much more to see here then just Tikal .

    Si quieres ahorrarte un chingo de lana , entonces olvidate de Belice y Yucatan y venite directamente a Guatemala , entrando por Palenque-Tenosique .
    Si se acercan al Antigua, las cervezas van a mi cuenta :freaky
  5. Wolverine1305

    Wolverine1305 The english is hard

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    Thank you very much for your advice but We want to ride through Yucatán State and the Quintana Roo coast (I never have been there), in my next post I will post our route in the map, however I am going to share your advice with my friends.
    What does it need to cross the border in Guatemala?
    Fabian Diaz

    Muchas gracias por tu consejo, pero queremos pasar por Yucatán y la costa de Quintana Roo (nunca he estado ahí) , en mi próximo post voy a publicar nuestra ruta en el mapa, sin embargo, voy a compartir sus consejos con mis amigos.

    ¿Qué se necesita para cruzar la frontera en Guatemala?
    Fabian Diaz.
  6. GuateRider

    GuateRider Long timer

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    All you need is your passport, title and registration .
  7. nailit2em

    nailit2em Been here awhile

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    I remember a conversation from about two years ago that sounded very much like this one....I still haven't ridden in Belize. :rofl:rofl

    And you will never hear me complain or regret not going to Belize on that trip!
  8. Wolverine1305

    Wolverine1305 The english is hard

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    Thanks again, GuateRider,
    another question... I am sorry
    Can it trades with dollars in Guatemala or we need to change mexican pesos or dollars into quetzales?
    Well in Mexico we can trade with dollar in cities from north of country, near from the border (Cd Juarez, Nuevo Laredo, Tijuana, etc) and in Cancun too.

    Gracias de nuevo, GuateRider,
    otra pregunta ... disculpa
    ¿Se puede negociar con dólares en Guatemala o tenemos que cambiar pesos mexicanos o dólares en quetzales?
    Bueno, en México se puede comerciar con dólares en las ciudades del norte del país cerca de la frontera (Cd Juarez, Nuevo Laredo, Tijuana, etc) y en Cancún también
  9. Wolverine1305

    Wolverine1305 The english is hard

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    We want to skip Belize but we want to ride through Yucatán State and Quintana Roo, they say that the coast is beautiful so I hope it can camp along the beach.
    Thanks
    Fabian Diaz.
  10. GuateRider

    GuateRider Long timer

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    You can change dollars almost everywhere in the country , or just change the Pesos to Quetzales at the border .


    How do you want to cross from Quintana Roo into Guatemala ????
  11. GuateRider

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    It's about time that you Ironbutt down to Guate again , so that we can do some rerouting and rescheduling for your return ride up north :evil:evil:evil
  12. Saralou

    Saralou Worldwide Rider

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    In Campeche state don't miss going to the ruins at Calakmul.
    This was the best experience we had at Mexican site. The ride in thru
    the jungle is amazing and there we only 10 other people there and no
    vendors. There is camping on the road into the park.

    Sara
  13. Wolverine1305

    Wolverine1305 The english is hard

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    here is the map with our possible route.

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  14. Wolverine1305

    Wolverine1305 The english is hard

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    Thank you very much Sara.:D
  15. Wolverine1305

    Wolverine1305 The english is hard

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    I talked with my friends about skip Yucatan and Belize today so we are considering your idea
    Thanks.

    Hable con mi amigos hoy acerca de no pasar por Yucatan y Belice, estamos considerando tu idea:deal.
    Gracias.
  16. GuateRider

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    Doesn't look like skipping Belice to me :scratch
  17. Two Moto Kiwis

    Two Moto Kiwis Homeless Somewhere

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    Ha I was just thinking that too .... go to belize, great place and NOT spendie if you do it right, can give you some nice places to camp too if you want.:clap
  18. 175grams

    175grams Old Town Outfitters, Antigua, Guatemala

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    If you want some good Belize advice, Emma from Alternate Adventures is a good person to talk to... or just go see her! A Swedish girl running a motorcycle company, not something you find everyday.

    http://www.alternateadventures.com/

    I also agree with GuateRider, so many great places to ride and see in Guatemala!
  19. AndyT

    AndyT Been here awhile

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    There is a border crossing to the south east of Tenosique, if you want to continue across Guatemala and not retrace your route thru Belize. See the green line on your map.

    Hay un cruciendo de la frontera al sur-este de Tenosique, si quieres continuar a traves Guatemala, y no repetir su ruta al Belice. Mira la linea verde en su mapa. Perdoneme mi espanol.

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  20. Wolverine1305

    Wolverine1305 The english is hard

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    Que ondita Guaterider, saludos otra ves.
    Te escribo en español para evitar confusiones y una disculpa a los advriders por escribir solo español en una pagina diseñada por americanos.

    El mapa de arriba es el mapa de nuestra ruta original, como observas queremos ir a Cancun y bajar parte de la costa hasta llegar a Chetumal y de ahí cruzar Belice para llegar a Guate, de antemano sabíamos que en Belice no hay mucho que ver pero ya estando en ruta... nos quedaban dos opciones o darle por el lado mexicano hasta Chiapas y entrar por las ciudades conocidas a Guate o seguir bajando hasta Belice y cruzarlo y optamos por cruzar Belice en ese mapa.
    Ahora viendo las opciones que nos presentan tu y los advriders aquí pues ya estamos viendo en modificar la ruta.
    Ejemplo, no sabíamos de la ruta que puso Andy T por que no la veíamos en los mapas.
    Saludos y estamos en contacto.