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Puebla, Mexico: talavera and azulejos

Puebla¬†in Mexico is a UNESCO World Heritage site, thanks largely to its unusual architecture, characterised by the azulejos (painted tiles) that decorate the facades of the buildings in its historic centre. It is one of those cities that encourage…

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Destinations Mexico North America

What not to miss in Mexico City

Mexico’s capital city requires mental and physical preparation. You have to be tough on the ground and in spirit to handle the hordes that frequent the streets. Mexico City, more commonly referred to by locals and travellers as DF…

Destinations Mexico North America

San Cristobal de las Casas

San Cristobal de las Casas. The name sounds like church bells chiming on a brisk Sunday morning (although more commonly whilst I was there it was constant festive cannons and fireworks that woke me up). It oozes charm and…

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Valladolid: Swimming in cenotes

Richly pink orchid petals fell from a tree overhead, decorating the surface of the water and attracting dragonflies that hummed close to my head. High above, a flock of swallows flew in synchronised circles beneath the cavern roof. Catfish…