Dirty old town. December 19th 2010 But our convalescence in Morelia was at an end, and we were called upon once more to drag our sorry arses out of bed earlier than our usual 10 am. As we chiselled the sleep from our eyes we were surprised and bemused to find that our empty hostel was nothing of the sort. There were, in fact, quite a few people staying there, sitting in the courtyard, smiling their buenos dias's at us.
Not only th ... 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
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