- Michael Bolton comes to Zacatecas[center][b]Yes, we're as surprised as you are. As we drove into Zacatecas, we passed billboards advertising the 30th Annual Cultural Festival, featuring two weeks worth of headliners such as Jose Feliciano, Ana Torroja, and a number of other Hispanic musi Posted by millerburr in Leaving Ourselves Behind | Apr 2, 2016
- Losing my innocence in Guanajuato[center][b]Well, I'm far too old to be making this kind of public confessional, but I have been operating under the misguided impression that Canadians are well-regarded on the world stage. I was shocked to discover this is not the case Posted by millerburr in Leaving Ourselves Behind | Mar 30, 2016
- Week 13 After Yucatan,
We took a flight from Merida to Mexico City on Interjet. It is so nice not to have to do the four hours to Cancun. Many of our friends were lining up in the long queue for Posted by OhUiginn in Mexico 2016 | Mar 29, 2016
- Lost and found in Guanajuato[center][/center]
[center][b]Guanajuato is built around a tight valley, with the city centre fanning out along the flat bottom of the "bowl" and the rest of the city climbing up the steep Posted by millerburr in Leaving Ourselves Behind | Mar 27, 2016
- Mexico Mexico
Friday 25th March - Playa del Carmen
Arrived after 23 hours of planes, trains and automobiles !
checked in to local hotel, 5 mins from beach and went for a few beers !
Started on Corona (4.5%) then, on to Sol (4.2%), Posted by Andy-Irene in Central America - March-April 2016 | Mar 27, 2016
- Our San Miguel does not include gringo bingo[center][b]San Miguel suffers from a reputation for being a not-quite-legit version of Mexico - a playground for foreign visitors who can't bear to leave the comforts of home behind. A "gringolandia". It's a reputation that is not undeserved, but Posted by millerburr in Leaving Ourselves Behind | Mar 23, 2016
- Week twelve in the Yucatan...Took Rochelle and Bryan on a trip into Progreso to walk along the malecon, looked through a few stores and the market.
Think they are enjoying the area and the pool...
Posted by hermanita in Winter 2015-16 | Mar 22, 2016
- Week 12 As we now start with the countdown in the Yucatan we know that some exciting things are about to start up in Chicxulub. There are Scientists gearing up to drill into ‘ground zero’ of the impact that killed the Posted by OhUiginn in Mexico 2016 | Mar 22, 2016
- Shedding tears with the Virgin in San Miguel de Allende[center][b]Every day we're in Mexico we learn something new and being in San Miguel during Semana Santa (the week leading up to Easter) is a revelation. Viernes de Dolores (Friday of Sorrows), held each year on the Friday before Posted by millerburr in Leaving Ourselves Behind | Mar 20, 2016
- High society weddings and low-brow art find a home in SMA[center][b]San Miguel is a top choice for wealthy Mexican weddings. The city is intimate and photogenic, it boasts spectacular cathedrals, and offers the hotels, wedding venues and service staff necessary to carry off 250-guest lists without a hitch. Last Posted by millerburr in Leaving Ourselves Behind | Mar 16, 2016
- Cancun bound, baby. With baby.Have baby. Will travel. Wait what? Are you sure you want to do that? I suppose it was a momentary lapse of judgment when I bought plane tickets for a 10-day trip to the Yucatan Peninsula.[b] A lack of coffee Posted by UnMejorHOY in Rice and Beans, Alternative Travel | Mar 15, 2016
- Week eleven in the Yucatan...Way to go Yucatan...this just in....
Forbes Says Merida
For the third time, Forbes magazine has named Merida as one of the best cities to live in in Mexico, along with San Luis Potosi and Leon in Guanajuato. In its February issue, Posted by hermanita in Winter 2015-16 | Mar 15, 2016
- Week 11
It was so nice to have a relaxing day with the ocean inviting us in. There was a southerly wind keeping it quite hot. Hot enough for Dara to go into the pool. Not q Posted by OhUiginn in Mexico 2016 | Mar 14, 2016
- Travel tips for surviving four months together (happily)[center]It helps if you like the person you're with, and enjoy looking at that face every day.[/center]
[center][img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/723883/l Posted by millerburr in Leaving Ourselves Behind | Mar 14, 2016
- Mexican oddities and gringo teeth[center]If we had nothing else to do, it might have been fun to wait around and see how this car managed to squeeze out of this predicament.[/center]
[b][cente Posted by millerburr in Leaving Ourselves Behind | Mar 11, 2016
- How tines have changed...
Since my visit to South America in 2007, when no one had heard of smart phones and Facebook was nothing more than a curiosity... Posted by NiamhC in 5 weeks in Central America | Mar 10, 2016
- Bacalar y la laguna de los siete coloresHow can a place that looks like this...
...have a sign like this??
Bacalar feels more real than Tulum, more lo Posted by NiamhC in 5 weeks in Central America | Mar 10, 2016
- TulumTulum has overdeveloped luxury at the beach (foreign-owned boutique resorts) close to underdevloped poverty in the town (old Beatles everywhere, corrugated iron roofed houses), as well as a bit of in between (for people like us!). Our night "security" gua Posted by NiamhC in 5 weeks in Central America | Mar 10, 2016
- Slouching towards spring in San Miguel[b][center]Not to complain for one minute about our blue skies and vivid colours, but until very recently, our travels though the mountains have kept us in daytime temperatures that have required a sweater and/or a coat. We both brought just Posted by millerburr in Leaving Ourselves Behind | Mar 8, 2016
- Ensconced in traditional Mexico already...
A sign of globalisation in our Tulum accommodation. Posted by NiamhC in 5 weeks in Central America | Mar 8, 2016
- Week 10 Yucatan This should have been posted in the week before as it occurred on Sunday the 28th February; but since we thought it was just a tale we didn't investigate it further until we saw it in the paper.
Some residents helped Posted by OhUiginn in Mexico 2016 | Mar 8, 2016
- Week ten in the YucatanWe heard via a friend that a whale had beached itself in Progreso.....but we hadn't seen anything. Earlier in the week we had seen a dolphin beached near our entrada but thought that things must have gotten grossly exaggerated. Posted by hermanita in Winter 2015-16 | Mar 8, 2016
- Hello. It's me (us). In San Miguel de Allende with Adele.[center][b]Well, now we're in San Miguel. Adele has been with us the entire time we've been in Mexico. She's everywhere. Markets. Cafes. The OXXO stores. Adele's inimitable voice and lyrics have followed us for the past two and a Posted by millerburr in Leaving Ourselves Behind | Mar 4, 2016
- Week 9 in Yucatan This week was quieter than most weeks.
The weekly B&S had to be moved indoors this week as rain started just as everyone was arriving.
That evening 30 ladies wer Posted by OhUiginn in Mexico 2016 | Mar 1, 2016
- What millions of Monarch butterflies look like...[center][b]I wish I could show you, but there's just no way to capture on film our real-life experience of being surrounded by millions of butterflies. The good news is the Monarch butterflies are rebounding, after a number of years of Posted by millerburr in Leaving Ourselves Behind | Feb 29, 2016