June 2016


sumidero canyon, cañon de sumidero, chiapas

Cruising Down Sumidero Canyon, Chiapas

Not until I was speeding down a crocodile-infested river between the Sumidero Canyon’s 1km-sized walls did I realise that, actually, I don’t even need to be high up to be scared of, or at the very least perturbed by, great dizzying heights. Normally, when I peer over the edge of anything higher than 10ft it […]

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things to do in san cristobal, chamula

Reality Check in San Cristóbal de las Casas

At last I had arrived in San Cristobal de las Casas, the backpacker hub of Mexico’s Chiapas region. It was getting late, I had no idea where my hostel was and I was echo de polvo (made of dust) – knackered. The journey from San Pedro in Guatemala, which involved 1 boat ride and 3 buses, […]

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glastonbury festival essentials

Glastonbury Festival Essentials

So you got your ticket. Well done. That was the easy part (seriously). Now you have to decide what the hell you are going to take to Glastonbury Festival, which is why I have cobbled together this carefully considered Glastonbury Festival Essentials checklist. It pays to be well-prepared, and certainly prevents a lot of physical […]

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