Although Valladolid is with 45,000 considerably big, it has more the feel of a sleepy Mexican village, with pastel colored colonial buildings and a tranquil town center. A lot of the women still wear the typical Mayan dresses and sell hand-made dresses and other crafts around the town square.
This weekly series focuses on budget accommodation gems we discover while on the road. This week: Hostel La Candelaria in Valladolid, Mexico.
Chichen Itza is one of the best known Mayan ruins in all of Mexico, and has been voted one of the Seven New Wonders of the World.
There is just something we can’t resist about the Caribbean – this Polaroid pretty much sums that right up!
Since we’ve started traveling full-time in 2010, we ran into a hurricane every year – first Matthew in Belize, then Irene in Washington last year, and this year Ernesto in Mexico…
Upon returning to Mexico two years after our last visit, our first stop was our favorite taco shop in Playa Del Carmen – we still remembered exactly where it was.
We are 3 weeks in to a 2-month housesit on a remote part of the Mexican Riviera Maya. In our Notes from the Beach House series we are sharing the highs and lows of this housesit- Stay tuned!
Even though I’ve been to the Yucatan Peninsula many times, I somehow never made an effort to explore the shores of Bacalar, the Lagoon of Seven Colors – until now, that is!
I still can’t believe I’m in Mexico! This sudden change of travel plans has made me very happy though – I just love this country. This is the third time …