The Yucatan Peninsula lies between the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. It is made up
of the states Quintana Roo and Yucatan. I spent a week exploring this region including the
coastal city of Playa del Carmen, the colonial town of Valladolid, as well as several smaller
villages in the Yucatan Jungle and archaeological sites such as Chichen Itza. Here is a list of
experiences and things that I learned, saw, and felt during my week on the peninsula.
Planning a trip as a wheelchair user comes with a unique set of difficulties that you would never think about being issues until you're facing that situation yourself. These seemingly little details can completely ruin a trip and leave you stuck in your hotel.