Last weekend with Merida volunteers March 27th 2012 I had an amazing weekend!
I will start with Friday. I think its time I gave some of the volunteering work I do here a bit of a mention, since it is one of the main reasons I have come here. I usually skim over it as it is slightly mundane compared to seeing some of the wonders of the world but it is still incredibly enjoyable and I have learnt loads about the Mexican way of life by doing it.
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North America » Mexico » Yucatán » Chichén Itzá 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 a 24 year old graduate originally from Warwickshire, UK although I spent 4 years living, studying and working in Leeds. In 2012 I spent 5 and a half months in Central and South America. I visited Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras and Costa Rica. As well as following the usual Gringo Trail, I worked on 3 voluntary projects: teaching in Merida, Mexico, doing some Conservation work on Utila, Honduras and helping out with English classes at my language school in Guatemala. I spent a long 18 months working hard in a secondary school so I could save for this trip, but when I wasn't working or ... full info