The site of advanced Amerindian civilizations, Mexico came under Spanish rule for three centuries before achieving independence early in the 19th century. A devaluation of the peso in late 1994 threw Mexico into economic turmoil, triggering the worst... [read more]
Date: March 1st 2011
This past week has seen me cross three countries, the contrast of people and landscapes I've encountered in this short time have been fascinating. I started in Tikal, an archetypal and exemplary Mayan ruin in norther Guatemala, next I headed to the Caribbean coast of Belize & finally, at the northern most point of my journey, to the Yucatán peninsular of Mexico.
TikalMy last stop ... read more