Calakmul has been—by far—my favorite mayan site of this journey, so far. Not only because of the rewarding feeling of reaching it after a really hard trip, but also because of its rawness and impressive beauty.
Located 60km away from any sign of civilization, you can’t get anything more authentic than this.
For now, I’ll leave you with some pictures of Calakmul and a promise to write a full guide on how to reach it on a budget.
They are trying to preserve as many trees as possible to give a more authentic feeling The pyramids that give Calakmul its name—”The city of the two adjacent pyramids”. Don’t ask what I had to do to take this picture.