Some tourists seem perversely determined to brand themselves as such, as if disappearing within a crowd were akin to losing their identities.
If you look at a map of Chiapas, you'll notice that north and east of Tuxtla Gutiérrez, the state capital, there is a vast area with few cities marked but lots of squiggly blue lines.
Crank up the Marley, cruise to the beach. Puerto is just right for chillin' at a no-frills tourist town that refused to go 'resort.'
While designing and constructing your Mexican dream house, you will encounter different words for tiles. Pisos are floor tiles, azulejos are generally used on walls or in the bath or kitchen, and tejas are roof tiles.
Living in Mexico brings me back to a simpler lifestyle --- more like when I was young. People are not afraid of each other and will always help you.
A refuge from urban life, this one-story home is simultaneously solid, open and serene
Unlike millions of folks the world over, I am not sleeping, but pondering the meaning of this fruitless serenade.