A quick rundown on the fees coming back into Mexico: at the border the money changers might tell you to keep Q10 for a re-entry fee. It's not true, just change it all; they just stamp your passport and let you pass. Same on the Mexico side. They were giving MX1.30 per Quetzal, roughly a 7 percent fee; much better than the 30% that pendejo charged me on the way in. The run into El Carmen from Malacatán was still Q4 and the colectivo into Tapachula was only MX$10, instead of the 11 pesos I was charged on the way into Guatemala. Altogether from San Pedro de Laguna, it was Q69 plus MX$10, or about US$10.60.

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