I’m still alive and kicking!

Over the last few days I’ve gotten a couple of emails from people wondering if I’m still alive.  Apparently the news you all in the US are getting from Mexico is pretty bad.  I...

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Living in Merida

I posted a while ago about my plan to live with a local famliy for a month but that ended changing.  Instead I’ve ended up renting a small one-bedroom apartment for the month.  The...

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January Spending Report

My target monthly budget for this trip is $20/day.  I started travelin January 23 which gave me 9 days of travel in January or a budget of $180 (This does not include my flight...

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I’m Being Adopted

Even though I’ve spent much of my time in Merida flat on my back dealing with this cold I’ve still been doing what I can to find an apartment and today I struck gold....

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Surfing in Merida, Mexico

For Merida I decided to test out the whole CouchSurfing concept. I contacted several people in the area and made arrangements to stay with a couple different people for a couple days each. My...

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