Feliz Navidad A Todos December 25th 2010 A Merry Christmas to everyone from Mexico. Our second Christams on the trot away from most of our families and we do miss you all. Last year we were sitting up in the Simien Mountains of Ethiopia above 3000 metres. This year we are in San Christobal de las Casas in Mexico but only up 2000 metres so I suppose you could say we are getting closer to the real ground. Last year there were 3 of us from ... 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
Our travels over the years have often sought out those places that we haven't yet experienced. We have loved chasing new places, but there is a change underway. We continue to enjoy experiencing other cultures along with their food, beverages, history and ways of life but now, having a little more freedom, we will also make more effort to seek out out such things as music events and festivals, particular natural attractions that we have missed and places where we can better appreciate the history of a place and its people.
The attraction of the road less travelled and the place less visit... full info