Goodbye Mexico, Hello Guatemala! February 1st 2012 We have been in Mexico for seven months. As I look back, I can remember crossing the border in Nogales. We were nervous, not sure if we wanted to do this big adventure, barely knowing the language. Now that we’re going to cross in to Guatemala, we’re nervous and barely know the language. The only difference is we can’t imagine NOT doing this big adventure.
When I think back on all the stu ... read more
North America » Mexico » Chiapas » San Cristobal de las Casas 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
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We quit our jobs and left for Mexico in July of 2011. We had no idea our travels would turn in to so much more! Originally, we decided to try travelling for six months and if it did not work out, we'd go home. We found that by staying in one place for a longer time, say one month, gave us the opportunity to not only experience the neighborhood, but to learn the histories of places we visit and the rhythm of life.
We lived in four cities in Mexico in seven months before driving into Cent... full info