July Update – Missing Guatemala and the South American leg begins

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I’m three months into the trip now and I’m starting to wonder whether I’ve bitten off more than I can chew and whether I’m travelling the “right” way. Since the previous months wrapup I’ve travelled from Guatemala to Utila in … Read all about it!

Life’s a beach

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One simply doesn’t go to Playa and Tulum and not go to the beach. The sand is white as snow and the warm turquoise Carribean water is impossible to stay away from especially in the 30+ degree climate. After traversing to … Read all about it!

Wrap up and lessons from the first month on the road

Seriously. It's hard to move on from views like this

Well it’s been over a month since I touched down in Mexico City, marking the start of my journey. I’ve accomplished quite a bit in terms of experiencing new places, meeting new people, slowly coming to grips with the Spanish … Read all about it!

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!

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!