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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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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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The Best Tulum Cenotes

Tulum is quite possibly the most addictive place I have ever visited. From Mayan Ruins and white sand beaches to copious amounts of cheap, glorious Mexican food, there are plenty of reasons to stay, but the biggest draw for most travellers are the Tulum cenotes. These cenotes (pronounced: ‘se-no-tes’) are plenty in number; too many to […]

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