This is something that we found a lot of people were quite clueless about. Hence this post to help out all the folks looking to visit this amazing place! We were staying in an apartment the middle of Oaxaca town and needed to get to Hierve el agua. Hierve el … more »
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They say once you arrive in Mexico you are likely to feel the Power Mexicano all the way to your bones.
We can second that – Viva Mexico!
Mexican culture will often startle you with the amount of colorful skulls they display and celebrate. We visited the ‘Death Shop’ in Santiago de Queretaro and found an awesome display of cadavers, trees of life, skull t-shirts and much more! A tradition passed down by the Aztecs, the skull appears … more »
Mexicans love to live life and experience the richness of every moment. The typical image of a man lying on a hammock, a sombrero covering his face, isn’t far fetched at all. If you spot a tree this dense, it would be almost criminal to not indulge in some siesta … more »
We shall always remember Merida (in Yucatan, Mexico) if, for anything else, at least for the huge ice-cream we had in Paseo Montejo! This was somehow a fancy spot, as we could see customers were mainly tourists (we did end up here thanks to Wikitravel, after all!) and well-off Mexican … more »
Standing lonely and tall at the edge, petrified like the waterfall it overlooks. It’s freezing, but the water is warm and welcoming. Bubbling up from the heart of the mountain – these hot springs at Hierve el Agua in Oaxaca, look like an infinity pool. Impressive!
Campeche is a very beautiful town in Mexico. If you have ever seen the TV show Gilmore Girls and like the feel of fictional town Stars Hollow, this would be the real-life alternative to it! The only down-side of Campeche for us was the shortage of places to eat! … more »
Spotted at the border between Mexico and Guatemala. He sells ice cream at the ‘International Lagoon’ – a lake that is caught between Mexico and Guatemala. Tourists from both sides of the border throng to his ice-cream stand. Double the business = Double the travel ? I wonder how many … more »
I can’t write much about Cenote Cristalino. It is simply put, one of the most beautiful places I have ever been at. In a surrounding that could be out of a travel agency brochure or movie, you have crystal clear water, so transparent that you see the fishes going around … more »
You don’t like the smell of poo, do you? Well, us neither, but we had to put up with it at Posada del Quijote, town of Comitan in the state of Chiapas, Mexico. We reached this town on our way to Lagos de Montebello. We didn’t expect to … more »
Adults are always trying to come up with new ways of seducing kids into enjoying fruits and veggies. Well, in Mexico I think they have that covered, as they enjoy mangoes on the coolest on-the-go way I have ever seen: on a stick! They peel it for you, cut it … more »