This post is an ode to Mexico, my home for the last two years. I have been more than humbled to live in this country full of culture, colour and chaos.
I wanted to put together my favourite photos I have taken during my adventures in Mexico to show a glimpse of the daily grind, the beauty and the hopefully, through these images you will be able to feel the cities and their heartbeats.
A mish, mash of my memories that I will cherish forever. No es un adiós, pero hasta luego México...
Ahhhh, Puerto. Mi amor. All up we spent about 8 months in this paradise/developing town. Everyday for me it was a harsh contrast between poverty and stunning tropical beaches. For my partner Zac it was great living on the beach so close to "Mexican Pipe" Playa Zicatela.
Each sunset in Puerto Escondido is beautiful, it was my favourite part of the day, laying in my hammock under the palapa watching the sky change colours. Lets see, I can tell you my favourite places to eat, how we found long term accommodation, where to party, best forms of transport and what activities are worth doing.
So much has happened since myself and my partner Zac left Australia for Mexico last March 2016. We both wanted to travel for a long time and when the opportunity arose we grabbed it with both hands.
We booked our tickets, packed our life into a storage container somewhere in Melbourne and off we went. Looking back, there are no regrets, I only wish I took my rarely attended Spanish lessons way more seriously. I don't think I had any clue that most people in Mexico, especially the south, do not speak english.
We spent our first few days in Mexico City. At first, it is very daunting, over polluted and full on. But as I visit the city more often, I have found pockets of the city of I like. With amazing vintage furniture shops and great food. Still, a few days is all I need before I am ready to get out of there.
After Mexico city we caught the first class bus (highly recommended - see tips) down to Acapulco, apparently the highway you take is a dangerous stretch of road... we did no...