Last year I spent 14 days in Mexico. I wrote about my experiences in each city I visited but I never really explained the itinerary. I decided to take some time to leave some of the most practical details here. Also, hopefully it would be useful for solo female travellers, like myself, who would love … Continue reading My solo trip to Mexico – itinerary, transportation & accommodation
Two things to know about me. I am very, very impacient. I am never, never satisfied. This is a hell of a cocktail. It's not easy to keep up. Not for others, not even for myself. It is also a very lonely place to be in. Thankfully, being alone, travelling alone, doing anything alone has … Continue reading If not now, when?
When I arrived to Mérida I thought I wouldn't go passed the bus station. The city was flooded. Heavy and sudden rains had transformed the streets and the roads in rivers. And while my bus drove through the waters, I could only think about my backpack stored in the luggage compartment and pray that the … Continue reading A short and hot visit to Mérida, México
Surrounded and literally digged out of the jungle of Chiapas, the ruins of Palenque are certainly an obligatory stop for any archaeological geek - it was one the most fantastic places I visited in Mexico and just think about the fact that it is estimated than only 10% of this ancient city has been "recovered". … Continue reading The spiritual experience of Palenque
I felt like an happy kid would feel if he or she discovered santa claus is actually real, when I learned Mayan culture isn't extinguished and lives on in small communities where families pass their traditions, their craftsmanship, their knowledge, their rituals and their language. And there were two very interesting people who took on … Continue reading Indigenous culture lives on in San Cristobal de las Casas