10 everyday sights in Mexico you have to love

  Ah, Mexico. Although I only spent 10 days┬áhere backpacking from San Cristobal to Chetumal, I feel like I know it well! I definitely want to return one day and see a lot more of the country (and eat a lot more street food). As with my previous posts for El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala…… Continue reading 10 everyday sights in Mexico you have to love

In the footprints of Mayan Kings – deciphering impressive hieroglyphics in Copan, Honduras

PEmblem glyphs, ancient ball courts, scarlet macaws, hieroglyphic stairways… this was all nonsense until I visited the Mayan ruins of Copan and spent six hours (yes SIX hours) rambling around, Who knew it would be so fascinating? (And of course I wanted to get my full $15 worth). The site is an easy ten minute…… Continue reading In the footprints of Mayan Kings – deciphering impressive hieroglyphics in Copan, Honduras