Rio Lagartos – Sleepy fishing town, crocodiles, and more flamingos

Rio Lagartos was yet another small town on the northern Yucatan facing the Gulf of Mexico. Getting here was a little bit bigger of a chore than Progreso, but the reward was well worth it. Taking three buses from Progreso, we went back to Merida, then over to Tizimin, then a third bus up to … Continue reading Rio Lagartos – Sleepy fishing town, crocodiles, and more flamingos

Progreso – Flamingos, Pink sands, and cruise ship towns

In the spirit of our journey out to Lagos de Montebello, we decided that we were going to do to small trips to a handful of small towns on the northern coast of the Yucatan, instead of the traditional day trips to these locations out of big city hubs. The first of these visits was … Continue reading Progreso – Flamingos, Pink sands, and cruise ship towns