Like pilgrims flocking to the site of an astronomical apparition, we reached the end of a fishing pier in the small village of Chicxulub, Yucatán, Mexico.
After a couple of beach days in Cancún, we started inland on a month-long circumnavigation of the Yucatán Peninsula.
With the Yucatán Peninsula, Oaxaca, and Puebla, we have picked three irresistible places in southern Mexico for our next month-at-a-time adventure.
“Where there is music there can be no evil” Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote
From Guanajuato, I marched across the Bajio region of central Mexico, a fertile plain considered the Cradle of Independence.
With a little free time in Guanajuato, I have dusted off my old Spanish, and signed up for two weeks of morning classes at La Hacienda Language School.
“Not all those who wander are lost” JRR Tolkien
The ancient peoples of central Mexico developed their own advanced societies in a parallel universe, disconnected from the rest of the civilized world.
The murals of Mexico illustrate its long history of unjust hardship and struggles for a better life.
This afternoon, we survived a tragic 7.1 magnitude earthquake in downtown Mexico City.