Mexico

From the warm waters of the Pacific, to the strikingly beautiful coast of the Mexican Caribbean, our six month backpacking tour of Mexico saw us go from west to east, exploring a foray of small town and huge cities in between.

Swim with Whale Sharks in Isla Holbox, Mexico

by Stephanie Walsh September 19, 2012
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Its not everyday you randomly stumble across the opportunity to swim with whale sharks. When we first heard about the possibility of doing this, we were firstly too preoccupied with finding out what a WHALE SHARK actually is. The name ‘whale shark’ is very ambiguous and leaves you torn between excitement and terror. Swimming with […]

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Photo of the Week | Pyramid of the Sun, Teotihuacán, Mexico

by Stephanie Walsh September 17, 2012
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This week’s ‘photo of the week’ is the Pyramid of the Sun, the ancient Mayan pyramid in Teotihuacán, Mexico. Situated outside Mexico City, Teotihuacán is part of a huge archaeological area that was once the largest city in the pre-Columbian Americas! The Pyramid of the Sun is the third largest pyramid in the world and […]

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Photo of the Week | Blue Door, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

by Stephanie Walsh September 3, 2012
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This week’s ‘photo of the week’ is from San Miguel de Allende in Mexico. I fell in love with this town when we visited in August 2012. The whole town is so colourful and beautiful. It feels like it has been the same for centuries. Walls, doors and paint crumble and fall under the glare […]

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41 Fun and Interesting Facts About Mexico City

by Stephanie Walsh August 26, 2012
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Mexico City is like an autonomous world in itself. It has everything you could possibly ever need or want, as well as everything you would never ever need or want. We have been here for 2 months now, staying with our friend Carlos and working on our online projects as part of The Experiment. It’s […]

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The Perfectly Picturesque Town of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

by Stephanie Walsh August 8, 2012
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With the drama of losing both our passports at the same time, only to have them turn up two weeks later in San Miguel de Allende, we’ve been extremely distracted since returning from an amazing weekend in this beautiful Mexican city. Now that our travel equilibrium has been restored, I have finally had a chance to look at my […]

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5 Cheap and Fun Things To Do In Guadalajara, México

by Stephanie Walsh July 16, 2012
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Guadalajara, México was our entry point into México from Colombia. While we enjoy exploring natural ecological sites and small towns more than cities during our travels, it is inevitable that we find ourselves in big cities from time to time. Guadalajara, in the Mexican state of Jalisco is hugely diverse, very modern and clearly growing […]

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6 Lessons Learned From 6 Months of Travel – The Best Long Term Travel Tips

by Stephanie Walsh July 6, 2012
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Today is our 6-month Travel-versary! This day 6 months ago we set out on our South American adventure and began our life of long term travel. Time has flown and I can’t believe we’ve already been living a location independent lifestyle and travelling for 6 months now. The last 6 months have been amazing, and […]

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Photo of the Week | Red Starfish, Mexico

by Stephanie Walsh June 8, 2012
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This weeks #FriFotos theme is #OCEANS. I definitely think this beautiful red starfish belongs to the ocean and not this small tank. I took this photo in Guadalajara Zoo in Mexico. Shortly after this visit, Andres and I watched the heart-breaking documentary The Cove. It has given us a whole new perspective on animals and sea life […]

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