Mezcal, Mexican Markets, Mayan Ruins and (attempting to) Master Spanish! July 19th 2011 When we were studying Spanish back in Melbourne one of the words that we were given was payaso meaning clown. At the time I reasoned that of all the words I would need to use in Mexico ‘clown’ probably wouldn’t be one of them, so I didn’t bother to commit it to memory. Well, it turns out that we have had on more than one occasion cause to use the word. Like the time in the bus qu ... read more
North America » Mexico 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
An aussie and a kiwi exploring the world ...
"Life is not measured by the breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away" - Anon
In Jan 2007 we set out on an overland journey from Asia to Europe overland. From India, via Nepal, Tibet, China, Mongolia, Russia and Europe ... destination Ireland, with no flights. Trains, buses, tuk-tuks, boats, bikes, yak, camel, and rickshaws all formed the basis of our travels.
Suze spent a year living and working in Ireland (in between all the long weekends away), Dave returned to Oz for 6 months but re... full info