Chamula, Sumidero, La Tonina, & Mike December 29th 2011 Our son, Michael, came to see us during Christmas vacation; I think he had a good time while he was here. He almost didn't make it! He had to change planes in Mexico City. First he had to go through Immigration and Customs. He said that wasn't that bad, but when he got to his gate, there was nobody there. Unbeknownst to him, they were already on the plane, so he missed his flight while he ... 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
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We quit our jobs in California and left for Mexico in July of 2011. We had no idea our travels would turn in to so much more! Originally, we decided to try travelling for six months and if it did not work out, we'd go home. We found that by staying in cities for a longer time, say one month, gave us the opportunity to not only experience the neighborhood, but to learn the histories of places we visit and experience the rhythm of local life.
We lived in four cities in Mexico in seven m... full info