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Barstow-Gallup, NM, Gallup, United States travel blog

Barstow-Gallup, NM

A travel blog entry by thepaynes2014

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... apparent that we had seen another cold front.  The weather dropped from 78 to 56 in short order.  Once we arrived in New Mexico, the temp had dropped into the low 50's.  Supposed to get down to the low to mid 20's tonight. We will attempt ...

En route five hours ago, Tulum, Mexico travel blog

En route five hours ago

A travel blog entry by bsuarez

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... cabana. I thought it would be nice to actually make a stop in Mexico instead of, you know, just heading straight to Belize. I landed in Mexico, might as well make the best of it. So I went to the bus station and saw that there were only two buses to ...

It worked out, Chetumal, Mexico travel blog

It worked out

A travel blog entry by bsuarez

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So I was feeling pretty paranoid and alone because I was uncomfortable with the unfamiliar. I was in a situation which I did not control and therefore I felt I had no effect on my environment. I was merely an observe to that which came upon me. I felt ...

Landing, Cancun, Mexico travel blog

Landing

A travel blog entry by bsuarez

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... the tourist aspect of Cancun. I feel like an outsider trying to be budget-conscious but everyone else here is trying to experience "Mexico" but in reality Cancun is just the "Gulf of Mexico" area of the World Showcase at the World Expo. It was hot and ...

Fun times with the alien encounter., Roswell, United States travel blog

Fun times with the alien encounter.

A travel blog entry by thepaynes2014

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Roswell was on our trip tic specifically for the UFO museum.  We did not come away disappointed.  All the info, data, unofficial and official publications concerning the original 1947 crash and subsequent brouhaha was right there in one ...

Centro Cancun, Cancun, Mexico travel blog

Centro Cancun

A travel blog entry by bsuarez

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I'm pretty glad I ended up going for the A/C dorm room at the hostel. And to think that I could've saved 2 bucks had I stayed in a 9-bed room with only a fan. Instead I got a 4-bed room with A/C. I know, what a fool I was to not save 2 whole dollars. ...

HELLO MEXICO!, Rincon de Guayabitos, Mexico travel blog

HELLO MEXICO!

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... and didn’t.  I had hauled them, and way too much other stuff I ended up with that last night in Calgary, to Mexico, and dammit – I was  going to get them read.  I also had HBO and movie channels, something I have never had ...

Lakeside Towns, Lake Chapala, Mexico travel blog

Lakeside Towns

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Along Lake Chapala, outside of Ajijic are lovely little traditional Mexican towns that have changed very little over the last 100 years.  Every town has a town square with a Central bandstand where Mariachi is played and special events take ...

A Sure Thing, Los Ojos, United States travel blog

A Sure Thing

A travel blog entry by patry

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We went back and forth about staying in either Albuquerque or Santa Fe.  They are only an hour apart and since we have so many miles to cover we didn't want to stay in both cities.  We decided we would spend half a day in the city we didn't ...

Almost on Empty, Albuquerque, United States travel blog

Almost on Empty

A travel blog entry by patry

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... stations along every highway but have discovered that seems to be the case in many areas we have traveled through in Texas and New Mexico.  As we watched the digital gas kilometer count going lower and lower we tried to calmly figure out a plan if we ...

Merida, Chichen Itza, Palenque (whew!), Palenque, Mexico travel blog

Merida, Chichen Itza, Palenque (whew!)

A travel blog entry by andrewandjacque

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... whirlwind tour of Mayan ruins. From Caye Caulker, it was a short water taxi to Belize City, then an international bus to Chetumal, Mexico. Also aboard the bus was a Swiss/Italian woman and her 3-year old that had stayed with us in Caye Caulker, and ...

Pasties Pasties Pasties (but not what you think), Pachuca, Mexico travel blog

Pasties Pasties Pasties (but not what you think)

A travel blog entry by andrewandjacque

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... annoyed. Yesterday Leslie got on her plane (we hope--we haven't heard from her yet) and we got outta Oaxaca. The bus ride to Mexico City was stunning, and a lot more green than our last visit a few years ago (in December 2003). From the DF, it was ...

Dalí was a poseur, Xilitla, Mexico travel blog

Dalí was a poseur

A travel blog entry by andrewandjacque

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... is crazier than all the surrealists put together. They pretend, but he is the real thing." We heartily agree. Edward came to Mexico in the 1940s to escape WWII, and came to Xilitla in 1945 to cultivate orchids. In 1962, a freak freeze destroyed his ...

Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexico travel blog

Guadalajara

A travel blog entry by dospollos

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We have moved inland to Guadalajara to try and find some contact lenses for Tash. We took a bus from Melaque which took 5 hours to get here through the mountains of Jalisco. If you ever take the journey, don't look down if you are sitting in the ...

Metropolis, Megapolis, Mexicopolis, Mexico City, Mexico travel blog

Metropolis, Megapolis, Mexicopolis

A travel blog entry by jotraveller

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... you feel lonely and depressed! The Frida Kahlo museum is a little museum in the bario Coyoacan witch is really interesting to visit. Mexico city is however not a place where you want to stay for more than a couple of days. The pollution is not only ...

Tequila, Tequila, Mexico travel blog

Tequila

A travel blog entry by dospollos

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... given tasters of 3 types and a gorgeous Margarita to top it off! Cant say fairer than that! Anyway, job done we've come to Mexico and been to Tequilla and i still think it a drink not to be savored and only to be drunk when common sense has left the ...

Feliz Navidad..., Mexico City, Mexico travel blog

Feliz Navidad...

A travel blog entry by marktjhung

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... when the words 'feliz navidad' prompt Boney M's Christmas Album in one's mind.  Volumes.  As I wander across Mexico City's magnificent Zocalo, the spiritual centre of both ancient and modern Mexico, beyond the fluorescent glow of the giant ...

Off to Mexico, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Off to Mexico

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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Wake up, check out, lunch, and off to the airport. A whole day of flying as we have to go via Mexico City to Cancun where we booked Villas Sacbe, a small resort at Playas del Carmen that has some apartments with a small kitchen. We got the name of a good ...

Home made soy sauce chicken rice in Mexico, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Home made soy sauce chicken rice in Mexico

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... fish dish which was very nice. Later we found a Wall-Mart not too far from the Hotel, here we got supplies for our stay in Mexico. Done with the groceries, we took a Taxi back to the Hotel as we did not want to drag the bags back in 37 degrees heat. The ...

Playa del Carmen, Goaaaaal Hollanda!, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Playa del Carmen, Goaaaaal Hollanda!

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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We woke up early to watch the Holland-Brazil game which started at 08:30 here in Mexico. What a game! After that, we went out to 5th avenue to catch the next game at a sports bar with a nice margarita and some snacks. We ended up in the Tequilla Barrel ...

5am in Mexico City, Again!, Mexico City, Mexico travel blog

5am in Mexico City, Again!

A travel blog entry by dospollos

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... journey, 8 hours in what was a freezer very cleverly disguised as a bus with slinky spings for suspension, we arrive again at Mexico Bus Station. Its 6am and extremely cold. The station has doors but they insist in keeping them all wide open. We have ...

Adorable Ajijic, Ajijic, Mexico travel blog

Adorable Ajijic

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... many younger retirees are here.  I think it is the affordability factor that allows for this. Josie – whom I came to Mexico with the first week, returned to spend Christmas here.  We had Christmas dinner here at the complex – ...

Chocolate and Grasshoppers for Dinner in Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico travel blog

Chocolate and Grasshoppers for Dinner in Oaxaca

A travel blog entry by dospollos

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... an oven on springs! Mainly due to us having the last seats, right at the back of the bus! The scenery from Mexico to Oaxaca was amazing, with mountains, volcanoes, plateaus, valleys and beautiful forests. Oaxaca is much different to the other cities ...

Oaxaca Time, Puerto Escondido, Mexico travel blog

Oaxaca Time

A travel blog entry by andrewandjacque

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... lab, Blackie (how imaginative!). For 200 pesos, the room at ADHD's was by far the most luxurious one we've had in Mexico--living room with separate bedroom with California-king bed. Unfortunately, it was a bit hot in the room during the day (not too ...

The Sombrero Challenge of the Devil of the Death.., Cancun, Mexico travel blog

The Sombrero Challenge of the Devil of the Death..

A travel blog entry by marktjhung

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... offer some reward for the troubles. 2. The Terms of the Challenge "Ai" has made the following challenge: Location: Mexico Items required: 1. Sombrero (big f* off one), 2. tequila (complete w worm, no imitations please), 3. mini guitar, 4. ...

Where shamens and christianity meet, Palenque, Mexico travel blog

Where shamens and christianity meet

A travel blog entry by travellingtans

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... rights for the locals and for more attention from the Mexican government. Up until then, they were a largely ignored area of Mexico as far as infrastructure went. The Mexican army expelled them in quick time and now they have little strongholds here and ...

Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexico travel blog

Guadalajara

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Here's some pictures of Guadalajara and the neighboring cities of Tonala and Tlaquepaque.  Public art abounds here - murals, sculptures and functional art (streetlamps, benches) are beautiful and the City is really ...

Jungle Ruins...  it up, Palenque, Mexico travel blog

Jungle Ruins... it up

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Nuevo Vallarta to Guadalajara to Ajijic, Guadalajara, Mexico travel blog

Nuevo Vallarta to Guadalajara to Ajijic

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... Chapala. ($30) I had heard of Ajijic as a retirement haven for Americans and Canadians for years and when I decided to come to Mexico to start my adventures this winter, it seemed like the perfect time to check it out for myself.  I had  heard ...

Playa del Carmen, Diving and Tulum, Tulum, Mexico travel blog

Playa del Carmen, Diving and Tulum

A travel blog entry by travellingtans

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... legacy will be preserved for a long time to come. Playa Del Carmen is a party town and while we’re technically still in Mexico, it’s a very different Mexico than we’ve been seeing. The next morning we’re up early for our dives and ...

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