San Cristobal – Days 1&2

San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico The streets of San Cristobal are what I imagine old world Europe to be like. Charming and filled with life. Walking down the stone roads, adorned with cafes, musicians and artists selling their wares... This is a place, I could belong. Saturday, we take a trip during the day... Continue Reading →

Two days in Oaxaca

Oaxaca, Mexico The next two days are spent roaming free in the streets with my new pal and roommate, Emily. I don't tell her she's my pal though in fear of rejection... This woman is as sarcastic as they come and I may have met my match in the tough love stakes. The first place... Continue Reading →

Oaxaca unrest

Oaxaca, Mexico This morning I say goodbye to Puebla and get a bus to Oaxaca (pronounced Wah-hucka). Before boarding the bus, I'm stoked to see Mexican Lionel Richie too #blessed What was supposed to be a 5 hour bus ride, ended up being over 6 hours, due to the main route into Oaxaca being blocked... Continue Reading →

Puebla and Cholula

Heroica Puebla de Zaragoza, Mexico We wake and commence a Puebla City walk, discovering European like architecture and quiet artisan streets. Tiles carefully inlaid to many buildings and little terraces from most windows. It's beautiful. There are markets with painted tiles, fine pottery - all things handmade and colourful. We visit an amazing chapel/ church.... Continue Reading →

Inbound to Puebla

Heroica Puebla de Zaragoza, Mexico Today we leave Mexico City and travel to Puebla. On the way, we visit Teotihuaca archaeological site, home to the pyramid of the sun and the moon. I even score a sweet cowboy hat for $150 pesos.. Not the cheapest of purchases. The drive to Puebla is under a few... Continue Reading →

Mexico City Limits

Heroica Puebla de Zaragoza, Mexico Walking out from my hotel, I notice the main street and other roads are shut off. In place of cars, are bicycles and runners. Is there a triathlon? Nope, Victor tells me every Sunday, many roads are closed off, allowing people get their fitness on and unleash their inner Neil... Continue Reading →

Out of mind, into Mexico

Ciudad de México, Mexico Well, it's about that time again, where I say, "f@ck the winter" and bail. An almost 14hr flight to LA a 4hr layover and another 2hr flight onto my first destination - Mehicoh, commonly known as Mexico/ Taco/ burrito/ enchilada ariba ariba. On the plane ride, the inflight message stressed to:... Continue Reading →

Sunday Session Maldives Style

Male, Maldives Cut to - I'm on Kandooma Island, in the South Male Atoll, Maldives. When people ask what I'm doing here and who I'm with, I tell them, "I'm on my own honeymoon". I wake and open the curtain and my balcony door to the warmest greeting I've received on my holiday thus far....... Continue Reading →

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