Mexico City and Oaxaca October 3rd 2016 We've made it to Mexico!
We arrived in Mexico City early, and got a taxi to our hostel at 5am, to find it locked up. To improve matters there were a lot of riot police with shields on the street too. Whilst they seemed friendly enough, it didn't help us feel comfortable in this new place! Nowhere is open at 5am, so we were a bit unsure what to do, but luckily knocking on the hostel door for the ... read more
North America » Mexico » Oaxaca » Oaxaca 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