Daylight robbery at Lake Atitlan

We were staying at The Hummingbird Hostel in Tzununa on Lake Atitlan, run by the lovely Katie.  Erring on commune style with volunteers there to help out and guests. Laid back and friendly we immediately felt at home and hung out for dinner and drinks. The next day I was up bright and early to…

Going to Mexico? Add Oaxaca to the list

Oaxaca City is a UNESCO-listed colonial city located in a picturesque valley within the Sierra Madre mountain range in southern Mexico. The area has been inhabited since very ancient times and was the cradle of the Zapotec civilization.  With its ancient sites, colonial period architecture, numerous indigenous markets and handicraft villages, Oaxaca offers a multitude…