Oh, it’s going to be one of those police checkpoints

Mexico: Campeche, Uxmal, Merida, and Cancun

Welcome to the Yucatan, a part of Mexico I had every intention of skipping.  For me the problem is Cancun, I hate Cancun, everything about it, and I have never even been there.  Another drawback is the heat, its hot here, so hot that on the very first day in the Yucatan the heat melted every single piece of velcro I had on my windows, leaving my windows a sticky, curtainless mess.  Well, if you can handle the heat, and avoid Cancun, it turns out the Yucatan actually has a lot to offer. Continue reading

War within a breath

Mexico: San Cristobal, Tonina, and Palenque

Chiapas is a highlight of many travelers in Mexico, so I was looking forward to seeing what this place was all about.  This is all new territory for me, now that I have passed Oaxaca my previous trips ending point, it feels like the trip is officially starting.  Turns out, I was not disappointed with what I found. Continue reading