Mexico 9 – Mexico Do’s and Don’ts – Part II
Mexico / Tips & Tricks

Mexico 9 – Mexico Do’s and Don’ts – Part II

And without further ado, let’s continue with Part II… Excusez-moi? Don’t just assume that everyone speaks English wherever you go. Especially in smaller towns and villages, it might be challenging to find someone who does. The official language is Spanish, so brush up on those language skills. Most guidebooks and quite a few internet sites are dedicated to … Continue reading

Mexico 9 – Mexico Do’s and Don’ts – Part I
Mexico / Tips & Tricks

Mexico 9 – Mexico Do’s and Don’ts – Part I

If you’re seriously considering a trip to Mexico, this might just be the most useful post. Admittedly if your interest is only casual, the following post might get a tad loquacious, so I split it into 2 parts for an easier read. It’s all about the clothes I can hear most men say ‘Here we go again’. I half-heartedly concur with their … Continue reading

Mexico 4 – Ria Lagartos, or the Story of Salt, Clay and Flamingos
Mexico

Mexico 4 – Ria Lagartos, or the Story of Salt, Clay and Flamingos

Without question, this little trip was one of the highlights of my Mexican travels. First a little clarification regarding the rather treacherous name. Rio Lagartos (Spanish for “Alligator River”) is a small fishing village in the Northern shore of the Yucatan peninsula; Ria Lagartos however refers to the estuary (ria is Spanish for “estuary”) the town is … Continue reading