Coba, Mexico

Walking along the jungle paths of Coba you can almost see the Mayan citizens going about their daily business. Coba was home to 55,000 Maya at it’s peak (AD 800-1100) and only a few...

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Tulum, Mexico

I ended up staying longer in Tulum than I had originally planned but it was worth it. I booked a bed at the Casa Del Sol (see review and details) for one night and...

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For Love of Tacos

I had my first dose of real Mexican tacos today and boy were they good.  I think I had beef but I’m not sure because the woman operating the stand spoke no English and...

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Bienvenido a Cancun!

The trip has finally started. I’m safely checked into the first of many hostels that I will stay at over the next year – and there wasn’t really any drama involved with getting here...

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Leaving On A Jet Plane

All my bags are packed Im ready to go Im standin here outside your door I hate to wake you up to say goodbye But the dawn is breakin Its early morn The taxis...

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Alone Time is Gooooood!

It’s been about a month since I left Portland on my goodbye tour of the US (which has lasted longer than anticipated unfortunately).  In that time I’ve stayed with several different friends and family...

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