So, I had been growing a beard since the wedding in Sri Lanka back in April and in San Cristobal de las Casas (Mexico) decided to shave it off. Along the way (shaving) I experimented with some styles, none of which made the final cut, opting for a beard/moustache-less face instead. To take you on this […]
Saturday, 26th July We arrived around 10pm at night into Tulum bus station and after securing a taxi arrived at out hotel – ‘Pacha Tulum’ not long after. It seems as though the owners had left for the day and left the night watchmen in charge who seemingly wasn’t aware of our arrival. Anyhow, we […]
Thursday, 24th July We arrived into Valladolid around 1pm after the relatively short two and a half hour bus ride from Merida. As usual the bus ride was comfortable although our stomachs were still giving us some grief. We caught a cab to the hotel not feeling up to the walk. We knew our hotel […]
Monday, 21st – Wednesday, 23rd July We arrived in the Yucatan city of Merida around 11am after our 14/15 hour bus ride. Mérida was founded in 1542 and was built on the site of the Maya city T’ho that had been a centre of Mayan culture and activity for centuries, some historians consider Mérida the oldest […]
Sunday, 13th July We caught the overnight bus to San Cristobal de las Casas and arrived at around 7am at the local bus terminal. We managed to get some sleep on the journey but were still rather groggy when we got off the bus and hit the cobbled streets of San Cristobal de las Casas. […]
Here are some videos of fiestas in Oaxaca. We weren’t exactly sure for their reason but it seems that the end of the school year played a part. These are two different fiestas, one happening during the day time and another at night on another day.
Tuesday, 8th July We got up early today to have breakfast and get to the National Palace for when it opened at 9am. It’s only a five minute walk from our hostel so we got there soon after 9am and gained entry after going through the security screening without setting any alarms off. We made […]
Saturday, 5th July We arrived in Mexico City after a short flight from Miami (3 hours) and in the mood for getting to know a new country. We passed through immigration and customs without any dramas. At customs you press a button which either flashes up a green or red light. I can only assume […]