Playa del Carmen, Tulum & Cancun ’07

10 years ago, I fell in love with Mexico. I have probably been back there 10 times now – tanning trips to Playa, all inclusive resorts in Cancun, checking out the new and trendy Tulum. Although in 2007 I wrote: “Cancun and Playa del Carmen is nothing like I expected. But it was naive, I…

Cenote Dzinup

This is from a 2007 post: Before yesterday we arrived in the city of Piste, here in Mexico, which is beside the ruins of Chichen Itza – one of the most famous around here. We stayed at a resort (believe me you want it) called Piramide Inn. Actually, we camped, but the place is a…

Palenque, Mexico

This is a translated post from my 2007 blog: Wow, I did not think this city was going to be like this. The name “Palenque” does not remind us much of nature, so I was very surprised when I realized that it is a city in the middle of the jungle. So good, I LOVE…

San Cristobal de Las Casas, Mexico

Translated from my 2007 blog post: The first city we slept in Mexico was San Cristobal de Las Casas, a cold colonial town. On the day we arrived, we entered a museum that explained a little of the history of the city, which was the capital of the state of Chiapas, went through a colonial…

Oventic, Zapata territory, Mexico

Oventic Fog By Luiza Bourne Maya Civilization got destroyed and conquered by Spain over 500 years ago, but guerrillas on the south of Mexico still work on getting the land back to its people. Oventic, a small village at Chiapas state, is the official town for the Zapata movement. “You are in Zapatista territory. Here…