Day 11 - Toallas October 9th 2011 I was ready for a big hangover Sunday in our new digs at the Hostel Playa, with only a small wall-fan to blow my headache away. Ian, however, was having none of it. I’ll remember this. He got up early and went souvenir shopping for the girlfriend and family, because he’s nice like that. (My mum always tells me not to spend my money on her, so I don’t.) He came back with a bag full of n ... read more
North America » Mexico » Yucatán 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
I’m writing this blog because it’s easier than facebooking everyone, and it might be quite funny. It is mainly a diary for me and Ian Bennett to look back on afterwards and also gives me a chance to be a bit pretentious (in an ironic way, of course). Remember, I only got an A in English Lit and comma placement is complete guesswork, so don’t be too harsh.
For those of you who don’t know him, Ian and I have been best friends since we were 9. He’ll be with me for the first 3 weeks of this little adventure – It seems getting permission from his girlfriend, Ruth, was a lot easier... full info