After yet another long drive, this time from Austin to the lively streets of N’Orleans, we were ready for some tucker, and what better than a crunchy, shrimp-stuffed po’ boy to satisfy our hunger. We wiped our mouths clean, dusted off our hands and sunk back into our seats satisfied, deciding it was time to […]Read more "New Orleans"
After the very long drive to the border of Texas we weren’t looking forward to the inevitable harassment and interrogation by US border security. Surprisingly though, we were stamped through with nothing more than a nod and a smile, so hastily jumped back into Fuego and shot up to San Antonio where we celebrated our […]Read more "Austin"
When making our way back up through Mexico and into the USA, we decided to take the opportunity to see more of the country by taking an alternate route to when we came down but also returning again to the places we loved most. Our first stop was Villahermosa where we met with couchsurfing host […]Read more "San Luis Potosí – Part II"
We made our way across the Yucutan peninsula towards Mérida, deciding to first stop at cenote Xcanche, a wide-open sink hole reaching far into the sky from below. We were the only ones there so enjoyed the sounds of the birds chirping and water drops as we floated peacefully on our backs. After a while […]Read more "Mérida"
After a two hour drive with a stop in Pedro Antonio Santos for what Anita’s deemed “the best pineapple ever”, and another stop for a routine search by some friendly roadside policia federal, we finally arrived at Tulum on Mexico’s uber-popular Mayan Riviera. We had built up a bit of an appetite by this stage […]Read more "Tulum"
We rose just before the crack of dawn the morning of our long trip to Bacalar via Palenque. The reason we wanted to get on the road ASAP was that we planned to take the notorious Highway 199 to Palenque, a route that not even commercial buses run anymore. Not only are road blocks by […]Read more "Bacalar"
The number one rule followed by foreign drivers in Mexico is NEVER drive at night. Not only are there a tonne of pot holes and topes (speed bumps) without notice, but there are wandering animals, drunk drivers, cars without headlights and of course, banditos. The chances of something bad happening skyrockets as soon as that […]Read more "San Cristóbal De Las Casas"