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!
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!
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!
Getting to Puerto Escondido from Oaxaca City, we had the option of taking a 10 hour bus ride that left late at night and arrive in the morning or take a cheaper local mini van that left every hour and … Read all about it!
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!
One of the guys in my hostel room told me that when he hears music from the streets, the first place he goes to is the rooftop. From there he can check out where the action is. Our hostel is situated … Read all about it!
Agua Azul means ‘Blue Water Falls’ in Spanish. It’s a series of cascading waterfalls that last for hundreds and hundreds of meters. The water is so rich in minerals that the rocks and trees that fall into the water end … Read all about it!
Yesterday we jumped on a collectivo bus and headed out to the textiles village of Zinacantan which means ‘Land of Bats’. Each church in San Cristobal is impressive in their on right but this one, San Lorenzo in particular stood … Read all about it!
Today was one of those days where everybody just did nothing except listen to music, got for a swim/surf followed by chilling out with a few beers in the afternoon and a game of frisbee on the beach. I can … Read all about it!
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!