Category: Mexico

NOT SO SOFT…LAX and Homeward Bound.

My time in Cuba has really made me appreciate my life in Australia. That old cliche..’Australia is a lucky country, ’ and I live in a beautiful part of this country. Another interesting facet of Cuban life, was the way co- workers related to each other..kissing at work! While they deliver the worst, surliest customer … Continue reading NOT SO SOFT…LAX and Homeward Bound.

NOT SO SOFT..Crumbling Haciendas and Mayan Cenotes.

Merida in the Yucatan is full of romantically decayed haciendas. My favourite was Hacienda Yaxcapoil- once a thriving and wealthy henequen( sisal) the green gold, farm. It is partially maintained, and it is possible to stay there, but a bit impossible without a car. The local Mayans live in poverty, with high rates of illiteracy. … Continue reading NOT SO SOFT..Crumbling Haciendas and Mayan Cenotes.