Tag Archives: Mexico

A Backpackers Take on Cancun

Toss the Las Vegas strip into a blender with a handful of habanero chilies, and a squeeze of lime-and what you might end up with is a little something that resembles Cancun. This Yucatan hot spot is a spring breakers paradise rife with nightlife, luxury hotels and fine dining restaurants. Although it might price out […]

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Isla Mujeres, Mexico: Staying True to its Name

After spending a few days immersed in the overpriced pandemonium of Cancun my friend Dylan and I decided to cut the cord and catch the ferry to Isla Mujeres; a laid back seaside island utopia. From downtown Cancun we caught a cab ($3 US) to Puerto Juarez where we hopped on the 30 minute ferry […]

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Photo Essay: Sacred Sites of the Yucatan Peninsula

Just Another Pile of Rocks? Every year millions of visitors make their way to admire the awe-inspiring pre-Columbian archeological sites of the Yucatan peninsula. Included in this visual presentation are a few images I shot while visiting the mysterious Mayan civilizations at Tulum, and Chichen Itza [twitter, style=”horizontal”] [fbshare, type=”button_count”]

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Valladolid, Mexico: A Breath of Post Cancun Fresh Air

A True Slice of Mexico Valladolid is a small yet charming colonial style town located between Cancun and Merida. The truth is that people probably wouldn’t specifically plan a visit to Valladolid if it weren’t for the fact that it’s a stop off on the way to more popular attractions like Chichen Itza or Coba. […]

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