Simply meet at the Mayan Cross outside the cathedral in downtown San Cristobal de las Casas at 9.30 am any day of the week and your local guide will magically arrive.  For 200 pesos he will take you on an intriguing and magical journey into Ancient Mayan culture. Read More

To bucket list or to wander list?

This is not a bucket list – it’s a Claytons – you know the one you have when you’re not having one!

I called it my Wander List because apparently things need labels! Besides I would fill a bucket way too quick and then what would I do. I am going to admit it.

I Iove lists – actually I am a real list freak. Read More

Zocalo – say – Zo – Ca – lo

It does have a nice ring to it, doesn’t it? Read More

Mexico has traveling by bus totally dialed. I love traveling by bus in Mexico. It’s a first class experience, no question. Read More

There is something special about going to a new place, discovering new things, and seeing things for the first time.  Its like unlocking a door you never opened before. You finally have time to stop, see things you wouldn’t usually have time to admire, to listen to the world, and to yourself. I am calling this my new travel life.

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Mexico City is dotted with UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the one  I really want to tell you about Xochimilco tucked away in a corner of Mexico City – (Say Zo – chee – milko). There’s something intriguing even about the name Xochimilco.

It’s one of the last remaining remnants from when Mexico City was an island – yes an island, hard to believe when you look at the metropolis today. Read More