Art and Boats August 23rd 2007 I really like Mexico City! I had heard so many dodge things about it and thought that it'd be really scary, but it's not at all! I don't feel any more scared here than I would in London. Obviously I'm not waving wads of dosh about or walking down dark alleyways, but I do feel quite safe here.
It wasn't raining today, so that was a good start already. Having rewatched the film "Frida" before I ... read more
North America » Mexico » Distrito Federal » Mexico City 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
Hiya! I'm leaving on August the 20th to hopefully find some sun, see some sights, make new friends, eat some yummy food, learn a bit of Spanish and have lots of adventures along the way.
My itinery at the moment (obviously subject to change!) is to spend 10 months travelling through Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina and Brazil. Phew, I'm exhausted (and a bit scared!) thinking about it!
Hope you enjoy my blog (wow, I never thought I'd say that, I feel like such a geek)! Take care!... full info