CHETUMAL, A TOWN FULL OF WONDERS - THE BACKPACKING

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Saturday, December 7, 2013

CHETUMAL, A TOWN FULL OF WONDERS

Protected areas that contain fun adventures and wonderful landscapes and wide streets that accommodate buildings of unique architecture await you in Chetumal. This city is also the capital of the state of Quintana Roo, the youngest of all Mexico . Nestled by the hospitality of its people, you can plan an excursion into the depths of the jungle, where you will appreciate the colorful flora and fauna in all its glory ; hidden also important archaeological sites await stunning beauty .

  Chetumal Bay Highlight for its multicolored splendor Chetumal Bay , which is certainly one of the main attractions of the region. We
also invite you to take a dip in its waters and the Rio Hondo Laguna Bacalar. Once in Chetumal, you can not miss the archaeological sites of Kohunlich and Dzibanché . We invite you to experience this colorful adventure like no other!

  Laguna Bacalar Bacalar lagoon is also called " Seven Colors " by the different shades of the water , creating a unique landscape . Here currents converge saltwater and freshwater , which together with whimsical sunlight, creates multiple variations between intense blue and green . This image is topped by mangroves, which flank the stunning lagoon . This idyllic spot is perfect for water sports , including diving , as there are many underwater caves waiting to be explored by you.

  ARCHAEOLOGICAL CENTER Kohunlich is a large and valuable archaeological Maya center , located just 65 miles south of Chetumal. Surrounded by dense jungle vegetation , the city was carefully plotted and constructed with numerous platforms , plazas, citadels and palaces, and also boasts a complex system of drainage and water supply collected during the rains. Apparently Kohunlich served as an important trade center , and it was a must stop on the trade routes that connected the southern Yucatán, Campeche , the Peten region of Guatemala and Belize.