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  • Hundreds of tourists throng around the Tulum ruins site, Mexico

    A traipse of tourists at the Tulum ruins

    A day sightseeing at the Tulum ruins marred yet made interesting by the tourist hordes On rare occasions, a sight-seeing trip is transformed when the primary object of attention is eclipsed by some other, more intriguing…

    28th June 2017
  • day of the dead, Merida, Mexico, catrina, makeup

    Day of the Dead, Merida

    Day of the Dead in Merida Once a year in Merida, the streets come alive with the dead. With painted faces and flickering candles, they process through the town. On El Dia de los Muertos, Mexicans honour…

    10th November 2016
  • Mexico’s Mayan stronghold, San Juan Chamula

    San Juan Chamula: where Mayan and Catholic cultures meet From the outside, this place could be the spiritual centre of any Mexican town. A white church in the colonial style facing a large open plaza…

    9th November 2016