Progreso – Flamingos, Pink sands, and cruise ship towns

In the spirit of our journey out to Lagos de Montebello, we decided that we were going to do to small trips to a handful of small towns on the northern coast of the Yucatan, instead of the traditional day trips to these locations out of big city hubs. The first of these visits was … Continue reading Progreso – Flamingos, Pink sands, and cruise ship towns

Palenque – Fast-Moving Agua Azul, Palenque Ruins, and a changing world

Palenque boasts some amazing waterfalls called Agua Azul (Blue Water) which you all know by now we are suckers for, so of course this was high on our list. We took a tour out to these waterfalls, as well as the Misol Ha waterfalls. The distance to reach these waterfalls from Palenque made colectivos a … Continue reading Palenque – Fast-Moving Agua Azul, Palenque Ruins, and a changing world

Tziscao – Lagos de Montebello and a different kind of border

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

Comitan – El Chiflon, Lagos de Colon, and the Melting Pyramids

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

Puerto Escondido, Zicatela, & Mazunte – Beach vibes and perspective.

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.

Zipolite – Beach, El Moluzko, and Work Away

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

Oaxaca – Mole, Monte Alban, Molten Falls, Mitla, and a Massive tree

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