I have been living in a van part-time for a few months. I think it's time to finish my kit-out and take it on a big trip. I have been brainstorming a tour of Mexico. I realize I know very little about this country as compared to say, Canada so I'm asking for advice and tips on what to see or do. I want to check out Guatemala and Belize too, not sure if further Central Am is unique enough to be worth seeing as well. I am American and speak little Spanish.
>Enter by the California border
>Leave by the Texas border
>3-4 weeks timeframe
>from December into beginning of January
I am interested in
>History, architecture, learning
>authentic cultural experiences
I am not interested in
>taking Instagram pictures (I don't have Instagram)
>getting robbed at machete-point
On previous travels I've mostly used buses and trains. The van saves me on transport and accommodation, but it's also a worry regarding crime and police. I havent had any problems in the US at least parking at suburban Walmarts etc overnight. Looking for tips on what I can get away with down here and avoid getting my shit broken in to.