Travel journals Mexico

by Claudia and PJ Potgieser




If you are planning to travel though Mexico in your RV we recommend to buy the following two books:

A camping guide full of information about all the camping possibilities in Mexico, Belize and Guatemala and how to cross borders into these countries. "Traveler's Guide to Mexican Camping" by Mike en Terri Church, ISBN 978-0-9823101-0-6

A very clear road map "Guia Roji Por las carreteras de Mexico", ISBN 970-621-368-6

2001 March - April
First time in Mexico! From Baja California to Hermosillo and Chihuahua. Due to truck problems we have to go back to the USA.

2002 - 2003 October 2002 - April 2003
Seven months in Mexico and one month in Belize. From Creel to the west coast of the mainland, through the Interior (San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato), the ruins of Tula, Teotihuacan. Christmas in Oaxaca, San Christobal de las Casas, Palenque, Calakmul and the Yucatan.

2004 January - April 2004
Along the west coast south to Bahia Kino, San Carlos, Alamos, Las Glorias, Mazatlan, Sayulita, Tenacatita, Boca Beach, La Manzanilla till San Patricio de Melaque visiting lots of free beaches to camp.

2004 - 2005 November 2004 - March 2005
Along the west coast again, but this time all the way to Acapulco. A visit to Mexico City and back along the coast.

2007 - 2008 20 October 2007 - 15 January 2008
Mazatlan and La Penita, first time for a longer period on one trailer park!

2008 - 2009 20 November 2008 - April 2009
La Penita with a twist when we end up being dog sitters for friends in trouble.

2009 - 2010 1 December 2009 -
Touring Mexico. Christmas in San Miguel de Allende, Costa Esmeralda, Palenque and the Yucatan and back to the west coast starting at Melaque.

2010 - 2011 November 2010 - March 2011
Staying in one spot this winter: La Penita de Jaltemba. The amount of wildlife at the trailer park is amazing this year.

2012 - 2013 November 2011 - March 2012
Wintering in La Penita and Sayulita

2013 - 2014 December 2013 - ... 2014
For a change we go to Baja California, the small peninsula from the west side of the main land.