Chetumal, Yucatán, Mexico

Chetumal, Yucatán, Mexico

It’s 6 p.m. on my last evening in Mexico. I’m just about ready for tomorrow’s departure to Belize, & thus Central America, just a few kilometres from here. Tonight will be my second night in Chetumal, the capital of Quintana Roo on Mexico’s Yucatán...
Tulum & Cobá, Yucatán, Mexico

Tulum & Cobá, Yucatán, Mexico

I’m coming to the end of my time in Mexico. So soon. It only feels like yesterday when I crossed over the border from San Diego to Tijuana. But it wasn’t yesterday, it was 19 days ago. Anyway, I digress. Tonight is my second & last night in Tulum, my...
Cancún, Yucatán, Mexico

Cancún, Yucatán, Mexico

Now for something different, a Mexican Yucatán anomaly. There’s the fascinating pre-Columbian history & ruins. There’s the beautiful colonial legacy of the Spanish. A then there’s Cancun. You won’t find much history here – modern-day Cancun was only built in the...
Chichén Itzá, Yucatán, Mexico

Chichén Itzá, Yucatán, Mexico

Chichén Itzá is the Yucatán’s, and thus Mexico’s biggest Mayan draw & was voted in 2007 as one of the New7Wonders of the World. Like most Mayan ruins, Chichén Itzá was settled in about 600 AD & abandoned mysteriously in about 900 AD –...
Uxmal Mayan Ruins, Yucatán, Mexico

Uxmal Mayan Ruins, Yucatán, Mexico

Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula is Mayan land. It is today and it has been since pre-Hispanic times. The Mayan, members of an American Indian people native to regions of Mesoamerica (Mexico & Central America), had a culture which reached its peak between 300 AD...
Mérida, Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico

Mérida, Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico

Oh boy. It’s hot here, here being Mérida, the largest city & capital of the steamy Yucatán Peninsula, the Mexican state occupying the northern part of the Yucatan, the Central American peninsula extending into the Gulf of Mexico between the Bay of Campeche...
Teotihuacan, Mexico

Teotihuacan, Mexico

Teotihuacan, Mexico Once The Largest Pre-Columbian City In The Americas & Home To One Of The Largest Man-Made Structures Of Ancient Times Teotihuacan, Mexico. April 29, 2013 ; The UNESCO-listed city of Teotihuacan, known as the City of the Gods, was built between...
Mexico City, Mexico

Mexico City, Mexico

A gargantuan metropolis seething with people & full of history. That’s how I envisioned Mexico City before arriving here & after spending the last number of days taking a look around that’s exactly how it has turned out to be. I’m a city lover & it...
Guanajuato, Mexico

Guanajuato, Mexico

A Mexican gem, a beautiful, UNESCO-listed colonial mountain town boasting charms around every tight corner & one of the most bizarre museums in the world.

Guadalajara, Mexico

Guadalajara, Mexico

I’m liking Mexico. Loving it actually. It’s early days of course (today is my fourth day in the county) buy hey, if I liked Tijuana, and I did for the brief time I was there, then it’s pretty obvious that it doesn’t take much to appease me...

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