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Merida

MEXICO | Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | Views [171]

so is have arrived in the Yucatan Penninsula and am so worn out that I have decided to stay here.  If found a great apartment for 200$ per month and the city is great.  Very safe and tranquil.  I have made some friends already and everyone ... Read more >


Photos: photos to match the post from 12/31

MEXICO | Wednesday, 31 Dec 2014 | Photo Gallery


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This is the second time this site wasted my time

MEXICO | Wednesday, 31 Dec 2014 | Views [293] | Comments [1]

i just spent 45 mins writing a detailed account of the last three weeks and when I saved it the site did not and it got lost.  This is the second time this has happened.  Here is the short version.  Jesus is Moreno and from Oaxaca.  ... Read more >


Oaxaca

MEXICO | Saturday, 6 Dec 2014 | Views [234] | Comments [1]

so I took some Spanish conversation classes this week which were helpful.  the teacher I had was great, we had a lot of nice conversations about our lives and pasts and she turned out to be really helpful with some spiritual issues.  Sort of ... Read more >


The meditation retreat

MEXICO | Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | Views [118]

just got back from the retreat, which was arduous.  10 days of silence and meditating seated on a cushion on the floor for 8-10 hours per day.  Getting up everyday at 4am and eating only a vegetarian diet.  Its difficult to sit for that ... Read more >


Photos: the Bajío

MEXICO | Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | Photo Gallery


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The last ten days

MEXICO | Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | Views [155]

The last two days in Guadalajara were not good.  Did not enjoy the big city, second largest in Mexico, and the hostel I chose was not the best.  The woman who ran it was great and I was the only gringo there.  It was not very clean and ... Read more >


Día de Los muertos

MEXICO | Tuesday, 4 Nov 2014 | Views [113] | Comments [2]

so I am in Guadalajara and dia de Los muertos has been the last two nights.  It was pretty cool.  Lots of skeletons and people dressed up with their faces painted.  Guadalajara is nice.  I am staying in a hostel that is owned by a ... Read more >


I get shitfaced

MEXICO | Saturday, 1 Nov 2014 | Views [232] | Comments [2]

sitting on the roof of my hostel with a mild hangover.  I went out last night with several people to drink and dance.  My dancing needs a little work but I also was too drunk to probably have the best coordination.  Three people were from ... Read more >


Lord of the flies

MEXICO | Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | Views [165]

its the third night in my hotel and they offered me the room with a balcony over the street.  There's a nice view actually.  I noticed a few flies on the wall though just now. The funny thing is they are not flying around.  As I looked ... Read more >


Real de Catorce

MEXICO | Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | Views [230] | Comments [1]

im in a little town that is a throwback to the mining days.  You have to go through a tunnel to get here that is through the mountain.  It's about a mile and a half long.  It was pretty crowded with mostly Mexican tourists.  My hotel ... Read more >


I've been adopted, kind of

USA | Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | Views [205]

So I decided to go stay with the mexican family I met while touring in the Sierra Gorda.  They have been very generous and hospitalbe.  They own some local businesses and are involved in politics.  Two interesting experiences I had are ... Read more >


Photos: Mexico

MEXICO | Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | Photo Gallery

Photos from the first few weeks
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The beginning

USA | Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | Views [239]

So far the trip is going well overall.  At times, there have been moments of great beauty and excitement and oh my god what the hell am I doing here moments, and I want to go home moments.  I was nervous when I first got here but after almost ... Read more >


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