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 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!
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!