Testing, testing... Mexico City May 18th 2009 This is our first real blog! We have arrived safely after a tedious 11 hour flight to find we are about the only tourists in Mexico City right now, unsurprisingly. There are a few face masks and hand gel handed out at restaurants and public places, but so far no flu for us.
We have been here 2 days and did the Centro Historico yesterday (see the photos of the ruins, cathedral and Aztec dancer ... 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
Sarah and Joe are saying goodbye to the corporate world for 5 months and are off to see the world together (well Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, Argentina, Brazil, New Zealand, Australia and Singapore). The plan for South America is wildlife, Mayan ruins, hablo'ing espanol and a bit of partying Latino style. New Zealand sees 2 months on the slopes with our boards in the South Island before we tread the much-trodden tourist trail up the East coast of Oz. A few days of luxury in Singapore round off the trip nicely, then it will be time to go back home.... for now anyway! ... full info