San Cristobal de la Casas – The Church City in Chiapas

The main cathedral in the centre of town

The more I spoke to the locals here I could feel a burning sense of pride that they had for their culture. Back in the day, when the Spanish conquistadors crashed the party, the indigenous population preferred to suicide rather … Read all about it!

In search of flamingos in Celestun only to end up at the beach

After seeing the flamingos in Kenya last year I thought it would be good to see some again in Celestun on the Yucatan coast. When we arrived it didn’t look promising as I could not see any from the boat. … Read all about it!

Taking time out in Puerto Escondido

A fire twirler practicing before his shift at a beach bar down the road

When we left Oaxaca City, it was a cool and dry 22 degrees. Upon arriving at Puerto Escondido with our bodies sore and aching from the Death Bus, we were greeted with  30 degree and tropical like weather. It would … Read all about it!

Cheese, flash floods and pigs heads in Oaxaca City

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I was feeling quite exhausted after Mexico city. It may have had something to do with the combination of jetlag, trying to cram way too much into the week as well as the copious amounts of cerveze (beer), mezcal and … Read all about it!

First week down in Mexico. The verdict….

Good enough to eat!

It’s been one week since leaving Oz now and Mexico has not disappointed. I have met some awesome people, seen some amazing things and of course, eaten some weird and wonderful meals. If there was any apprehension about the trip … Read all about it!