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Checking out the Coba Mayan ruins in Mexico, Tulum


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The Mayan culture is a fascinating one. They left us with many ruins of what must have been an amazing empire with some impressive cities. The Coba ruins conjure up images of indiana jones and lost cities as the site is not entirely excavated and is set in an uncleared jungle. However the main reason to visit these ruins is this:

Yes, that is me breathing that hard, I really need to get in shape before the mountains of Ecuador and Nepal!

Posted by dariusz 14:35 Archived in Mexico Tagged ruins climbing pyramids tulum mayan cobá quintana_roo

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Derek! Use the handle next time! I almost had a stroke watching you go down!!!

by Kuzin' Katrina

lol come on Derek move faster!
hopefully by the time you get back to Canada you guys will be in good shape. :)

by Daniel

hahaha thanks guys! I need to get in shape before that, or otherwise, i'll be falling off some cliff in the himalayas. I hear those are tall.

by dariusz

The video was neat. You guys should do a post on what you packed. I am very curious about what you take on such a long vacation.

by Laura

Laura, we just have two large backpacks and two day packs. So it's really just a matter of packing as versatile as possible. Layering is key. Things that can be used in both warm and coolish climates are best. There are laundry places everywhere so not packing too many of the same thing helps.

I'll see if I can post some pictures later :)

by dariusz

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