Cenote Calavera: A spectacular swimming spot in Tulum, Mexico
07 May 2015

Cenote Calavera: A Spectacular Swimming Spot in Tulum, Mexico

A middle aged Mexican man greeted us at the front gate of Cenote Calavera (also known as the Temple of Doom) and proceeded to lead us through what looked like his backyard.  We walked through the dry, desolate surroundings until we came to something that we really weren’t expecting –

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El Castillo at Chichen Itza, Mexico - one of the 7 wonders of the world
11 Apr 2015

The Wonders of the World: Chichen Itza, Mexico

If you’re to believe most online reports, Chichen Itza isn’t entirely deserving of its place among the 7 wonders of the world (which is really just an arbitrary list anyway). People say it’s too crowded, too commercialised and that it’s not even the best set of ruins in Mexico. Can

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Raccoon cat cartels in Tepotzlan, Mexico
02 Apr 2015

The Coati Cartels of Tepoztlán, Mexico

A plastic bag began rustling quietly on a hill above Tepoztlán. The middle aged Mexican couple ahead of us needed some energy — it had been a hard climb. I had only been in Mexico for a couple days and one of the few words I’d learnt was “torta”, which

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