Without sounding too cliched, time surely is flying… It’s not like I’ve been having fun seeing tourist destinations or buying gadgets or nicely fitted clothes. I’ve finally felt like I’m in a good space where the simple act of going … Read all about it!
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!
Mention Playa del Carmen and instantly you think of tourists frolicking around in all inclusive resorts or getting wasted at Coco Bongo. However, my experience was quite the opposite as I was fortunate to become good friends with Sarah and … Read all about it!
When it was time to leave Palenque, I discovered that the only buses to Merida left at 9 and 11pm and would take 8 hours. Rather than catching an earlier bus and arriving at 5am I decided to wait … Read all about it!
It turned out that a few of us from the hostel were headed to moving on from San Cristobal to Palenque where we could see some more ruins but this time in the Jungle. We decided to jump on a … Read all about it!
I didn’t stay for too long in Tulum but the two days I went to the beach it’s hard not to convince ones self to stay indefinitely. Talking to the folk who had spent some time here heading south to northwards … Read all about it!
We went snorkelling at Chikin Ha Cenote where in one of the swimming holes a Sharmin lived and practiced Sharmanism. The Sharman is regarded as having access to and influence in the world of spirits and who can enter into … Read all about it!
We were going to go to see a movie at the local cinema as it was tight arse Wednesday where movies are $2. However the only tickets we could get were for the front row. Screw that. So off I … Read all about it!
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!
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!