The Traveling Board Shorts February 15th 2013 On my way to the Yucatan I stopped in Palenque and Couchsurfed a few nights with a guy who was living just outside the park entrance. I slept on a quite hard massage table in the front room of the second floor open-air loft house. It was a narrow steel table, topped with a reed mat and covered with a blanket. A bizarre “couch” experience, that’s for sure.
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North America » Mexico » Quintana Roo » Bacalar 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
Left the USA on October 10, 2006 and at the time of writing (May 24, 2008) I have no definite plans of going back for a while. Too much of the world to see, too many new friends to make, too many new cultures and languages to understand. Work can wait. My life can not.
I'm a bare-bones budget traveler, getting around by hitch-hiking, taking local chicken buses and sleeping in cheap hostels or occasionally on the floor of kind locals. I have been blessed to experience what I have thus far on my journey.
Traveling and volunteering my way around the world has become a lifestyle choice for m... full info