Merida to Bacalar & return to Cancun with Michael May 12 to May 31

Filed under: Mexico — Aaron and Amy at 9:13 am on Wednesday, May 31, 2006

Having left the periferico road of Merida at about 11:30 a.m., we traveled the free road and arrived in the outskirts of Cancun about five hours later. After negotiating some construction and detours, we eventually found the Mecaloco RV Park in the city of Puerto Juarez, just to the north of Cancun. As we started to unpack, the sunset illuminated the palm trees and a small ruin right in front of the RV. Right next door to the RV park is an archaeological site (Read on …)

Oaxaca to Merida, The Archaeological Route April 20th to May 14th

Filed under: Mexico — Aaron and Amy at 3:19 pm on Wednesday, May 10, 2006

We would like to acknowledge the passing of a very special man, Robert G Young. There are two pictures (50-51 of the new album), which were taken while in Atlanta in the past two years. All will miss Bob and both of us send our love to Martha and her family.

Upon leaving the city of Oaxaca we headed north on the windy, mountainous highway 175. We left at 10:30 am, and about an hour later our front brakes were on fire! After extinguishing the flames, (Read on …)

Oaxaca and Surrounding Pueblas 03-23 to 04-19

Filed under: Mexico — Aaron and Amy at 5:20 pm on Wednesday, May 3, 2006

We left Huatulco with great anticipation of what the road to Oaxaca would bring. After turning onto highway 190 from Tehuantepec, we were faced with the beautiful mountains that would bring us to the city of Oaxaca. Amy was giddy with joy as the mountains unfolded in front of us, “We’re going to the mountains!”. We had been beachside for over a month, and like most places there comes a time when you yearn for different scenery. We planned on taking Spanish courses and would be in the very indigenous city of Oaxaca for Semana Santa, so there was a lot to look forward to. (Read on …)