Keeping trend with our decision to avoid day trips out of Comitan, we decided to go even more off the beaten path to stay in the small lake town on the shores of Lago Tziscao. The aptly named town of Tziscao has a couple of lodging options up and down the picturesque lake. The main … Continue reading Tziscao – Lagos de Montebello and a different kind of border
Outside of San Cristobal there is a whole ton of things to do that are most often reached with a day trip tour. With the gift of time we decided it would be more fun to go out to some of the smaller towns surrounding the bigger city so we could avoid tours and still … Continue reading Comitan – El Chiflon, Lagos de Colon, and the Melting Pyramids
After our long stay on the Oaxacan coast, it felt good to be back on the road and back into a new environment. Chiapas is that, and incredibly reasonable in cost to boot. We split our stay in San Cristobal in two with a short detour in Comitán, but more on that later. San Cristobal … Continue reading San Cristobal – Charming Chiapas, Sumidero Canyon, and San Juan Chamula
Puerto Escondido, Zicatela, and Mazunte were three beach towns which fit the bill for some solid beach relaxation. Each beach offered a different experience, but all had varied degrees of small surfer town vibes. Sunsets, lounging on sun chairs with a cervesa, getting in and out of the ocean every 30 minutes, and reading to … Continue reading Puerto Escondido, Zicatela, & Mazunte – Beach vibes and perspective.
Discontent is the first necessity of progress. Thomas Edison Before we left on our journey, one investment we made in our future selves was to sign up for an online organization called Work Away. The concept of this website is not unique as we came to find out, however it was the first time I … Continue reading Zipolite – Beach, El Moluzko, and Work Away
As we continued to travel through Mexico, each person we spoke to about our desire to go to Oaxaca lit up. This infectious positive energy surrounding Oaxaca budded in my mind and gave birth to a full-blown desire to see the state I had heard so much about. The land of many moles with a … Continue reading Oaxaca – Mole, Monte Alban, Molten Falls, Mitla, and a Massive tree
After the whirlwind of Mexico City, we decided that we were going to head east to Puebla for a little slower pace, despite the fact Puebla is the 4th largest city in Mexico. Some of the main draws to the area are the city of San Andres Cholula and the two volcanoes just outside the … Continue reading Puebla – Hidden Popo, Steep Izta, Tunnels, and San Andres Cholula