Silence and Lakeside Camping – Tziscao, Chiapas, Mexico

So for the last 2 days we have been higher above sea level than we have been for a long time. The difference is amazing; we are now in forest as opposed to jungle, the temperature at night is a relaxing 15C and daytime up to around 25C. The community run lakes at Tziscao, Chiapas are extremely quiet and beautiful. … Read More

From Merida, Yucatan to Frontera Corozal, Chiapas

It’s 7.30am, the sun is just climbing above the trees and its a refreshing 19 degrees (centigrade). Between visiting some great locations and having little or no internet it has, once again been a while since we posted so a little catch up is in order.   We stayed in Merida, Yucatan for a month to take advantage of access … Read More

The Incredible Ruins at Palenque

There isn’t much I can write about the site at Palenque that hasn’t been written many, many times before and written by more knowledgeable authors than this one. But it is a site that has a special place in my heart. I first came across references to the archaelogical information on this site in the late 90s when I read … Read More

Izamal, Yucatan, Mexico – a Lovely Surprise

Sometimes on this trip it seems that arriving in a new place can be a little bit … well dare I say it … samey. I know we are on a trip of a lifetime and everything should be sparkly and new but there are days and places that just fail to inspire for whatever reason. After we left Tulum … Read More

Camping Tepic, Nayarit, Mexico

So back tracking quite a lot to a seemingly different universe and time. In reality it was only 4 months ago that we left Baja California to hack across the 2500kms of Mexico to meet up with Sas’s brother and sister in Tulum. The journey from La Paz to Mazatlan by ferry was fun, tinged with a little sadness at … Read More

Camping at Mulege, Baja – Heurta Don Chanos

When we all travel or go on holiday, to a lesser or greater extent, there is always research, either before we leave or when we arrive or whilst travelling to new places; it’s inevitable. In these days of internet, social media and even newspaper travel supplements it is often a case of information overoad and ending up at a place … Read More