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driving a car #76727
11/26/03 11:04 AM
11/26/03 11:04 AM
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can you drive a car from Xcalak,Mexico directly south to San Pedro?

Re: driving a car #76728
11/26/03 11:37 AM
11/26/03 11:37 AM
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you would need an amphibious vehicle with tread

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Re: driving a car #76729
11/26/03 12:39 PM
11/26/03 12:39 PM
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Just out of curiousity...

Other than the channel that was dug out between Mexico and Ambergris Caye by the Mayans way back when that turned Ambergris Caye into an island, are there any other portions of a trip by land from Xcalak to San Pedro that could not be done on dry land?

Is there a route where a future road could be built or do the lagoons around Robles North and Rocky Point that extend up to the Balacar Chico area make a land route too impractical for any kind of serious consideration for this type of endeavor in the future?

Just curious about how the future of the area between Xcalak and San Pedro will play out.

Re: driving a car #76730
11/26/03 03:28 PM
11/26/03 03:28 PM
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heaven forbid

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Re: driving a car #76731
11/26/03 04:19 PM
11/26/03 04:19 PM
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I know... I think San Pedro's (as well as Xcalak's) remoteness is what keeps it's charm from eroding away...just wondering if the powers that be have any kind of masterplan for the area, or if it will just end up developing in a haphazard way without any forethought or efforts to try to preserve the pristine qualities that draw everybody to the place to begin with.

Re: driving a car #76732
11/28/03 01:53 PM
11/28/03 01:53 PM
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There has been talk about a bridge for years. Let's hope it never comes to pass. I can hardly take all the "progress" already!

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