Meet the whale shark June 10th 2009 Isla Holbox
Holbox island is located on the north coast of the Yucatán Peninsula. It is just over 1km wide and 12km long and home to some 1,500 inhabitants. It is not a place for the masses and it's not that easy to get to either.
The island is accessed by ferry (M$60) from the mainland town of Chiquila, which is approximately 2 hours drive from Cancun. There are no paved roads on Hol ... read more
North America » Mexico » Yucatán The site of advanced Amerindian civilizations, Mexico came under Spanish rule for three centuries before achieving independence early in the 19th century. A devaluation of the peso in late 1994 threw Mexico into economic turmoil, triggering the worst... ... read more