If you like piña coladas and getting caught in the rain December 2nd 2010 The day in El Fuerte dawned warm, much warmer than we had become used to in the high desert country, so the subsequent cold shower wasn't the rude shock it could have been. We packed up and headed out to the front desk where the change from the 500 peso note we had been promised the night before awaited us.
The front desk was deserted. We had a bit of a look around, but to no avail – the desk b ... read more
North America » Mexico » Sinaloa » Mazatlan 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
Welcome to Coles’ New World - the amazingly imaginative titled account of the Coles’ trip to...the New World. And the Old World. And a bit of Asia.
If, like us, you’ve read any other travel blogs, you’ll know that we’re supposed to “quit our jobs!!!” and “all our friends told us we were crazy!!” and “my mom was crying and saying we’d have our faces sewn onto a soccerball in Mexico..”
Well, not for Aussies. Not uncommon, actually (although we’re not doing the year in the UK thing). Klaire’s a lawyer, so will get a new job no dramas (probably her old one back), I... full info