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
Pulling into the central bus station in Mexico City we started realizing just how big the city is. The experience was more like an international airport than any bus station we had been to. The population of Mexico City, inclusive of its suburbs, is 21.2 million people making it the most populous city in the … Continue reading Mexico City – Big City, Big Culture, Big Pyramids, Big birthdays
While traveling through Mexico we have at times consulted the United States state department travel advisories to make sure that we are not entering an area that is dangerous to tourists. Twice we have traveled through Do Not Travel sections of Mexico, but only after a little independent research as well as a deeper dive … Continue reading Morelia: Transformed city, breathtaking art, and a church for every corner
Guanajuato was a city we had never heard of as we started our journey across Mexico, but after receiving a tip from our good friend Ivan in Mazatlan we knew we had to go. To say the town is gorgeous does not do it justice. Multicolored houses stair step their way up the sides of … Continue reading Guanajuato: Iconic Mexican city, Mummies, and a baseball game