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How I travelled to colonial towns south of Mexico City by bus

How I travelled to colonial towns south of Mexico City by bus

Travel in Mexico is something I do most years and I’m not talking about lounging on one of its many beaches. I go for the history, the arts, the food, and the people. Mexico oozes culture: #6 in the whole world for the number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Last winter I spent four weeks ‘riding the buses’ to outstanding colonial centres south of Mexico City. My route was Mexico City, Puebla, Veracruz, Oaxaca, Cuernavaca, Taxco … Read entire article »

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How three young Canadian women travelled around Colombia

How three young Canadian women travelled around Colombia

Stephanie Jack and her friends Bridget and Sharon recently travelled around Colombia. At the top of their to-see list were Bogota, the coffee belt, Cartagena and the Amazon. Q: How did you travel around the country? A: After some very useful advice from a Colombian colleague of mine, we decided to take a couple of flights within the country because of the distances involved.  We travelled to more remote locations such as Salento and Santa Rosa by local bus, which was super cheap, … Read entire article »

Filed under: Colombia, Memorable moments, Road trips, Travel itinerary