Monthly Archives: December 2012

World Trip 2012-13: Day 89 – Palenque, Mexico

Monday 24 December 2012 Highlights: Ancient ruins of Palenque, Early Christmas A very late sleep in today as the Ruins of Palenque are within walking distance and there was no need to rush. The best news of the day was … Continue reading

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World Trip 2012-13: Day 88 – San Cristóbal to Palenque, Mexico

Sunday 23 December 2012 Highlights: Aqua Azul and Misol Ha waterfalls, Hotel in the forest The group decided a few days ago to upgrade our transportation to a private van for today’s 6 hour trip to Palenque. This was an … Continue reading

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World Trip 2012-13: Day 87 – San Cristóbal de las Casas, Mexico

Saturday 22 December 2012 Highlights: Sumidero Canyon, Local Market, San Cristóbal Cathedral A free day for the group and I decided to accompany Robin, James, Cynthia and Sam on the Sumidero Canyon activity. It was an hour and half to … Continue reading

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World Trip 2012-13: Day 86 – San Cristóbal de las Casas, Mexico

Friday 21 December 2012 Highlights: Surviving the 12 hour overnight bus ride, Chomula and Zincantan Mayan villages. The day actually started the night before at 9 pm when our bus pulled out of Oaxaca for a scheduled 12 hour overnight … Continue reading

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World Trip 2012-13: Day 85 – Oaxaca to San Cristóbal de las Casas, Mexico

Thursday 20 December 2012 Highlights: The magnificent Monte Alban Ruins We had a planned catch up with Sid for 10 am for those heading up to the Monte Alban Ruins. Due to a miscommunication the catchup didn’t occur instead Cynthia, … Continue reading

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World Trip 2012-13: Day 84 – Oaxaca, Mexico

Wednesday 19 December 2012 Highlights: Largest Tree in the World, Zapotec ruins, Petrified Waterfalls, Mezcal alcohol, Traditional clothes weaving. An enormous day of activities and and embarrassing moment for myself. Today I signed up for a multiple event tour out … Continue reading

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World Trip 2012-13: Day 83 – Puebla to Oaxaca, Mexico

Tuesday 18 December 2012 Highlights: Magnificent mountains, Oaxaca Cathedral, nightclub drinking Today we had a 6 hour bus ride to Oaxaca a town of around 270,000 people. We are moving to smaller and smaller cities as we progress. The bus … Continue reading

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