Guanajuato: Iconic Mexican city, Mummies, and a baseball game

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

Sayulita: Dirt roads, beach characters, and San Pancho

Taking our trip one day at a time has allowed us to fold in a bunch of unexpected experiences often thanks to a stranger’s suggestion. In Mandy’s line of work as a hair stylist, there was plenty of recommendations, and Sayulita was on our list to visit. Chic boho beach town? Ya that doesn’t sound … Continue reading Sayulita: Dirt roads, beach characters, and San Pancho

Mazatlan – Golden Zone, Tips from Ivan, and El Faro de Navegacion

After our brief detour in Los Mochis and Topolobampo we arrived in Mazatlan. Mazatlan is one of the cities in Mexico I had heard about but didn’t really have a mental picture of what to expect. It’s funny how you create images in your own head of things you don’t know yet. Judgments and predetermination's … Continue reading Mazatlan – Golden Zone, Tips from Ivan, and El Faro de Navegacion

Baja Ferries, Topolobampo, Los Mochis, and the scarlet T

Public transportation around the world often brings up the Southeast Asian adage same same but different. This bus has a reclining chair, this bus has a bunk bed, but what are they in the end… a bus. Usually similar with one little difference. Taking a ferry in Mexico from the Baja peninsula to the Mexican … Continue reading Baja Ferries, Topolobampo, Los Mochis, and the scarlet T

La Paz – Lobos del Mar, our first Malecon, and first taste of Mexico

In Southeast Asia we never stayed in place longer than 5 nights. This created an almost constant rhythm of every other day neatly packing our bags back in order, hopping on a new bus, and moving onto our next location. We developed a mantra; new day, new city. Hanging out in Cabo San Lucas by … Continue reading La Paz – Lobos del Mar, our first Malecon, and first taste of Mexico