My Mexican Adventure: Part 4

Those Moments When.     The following morning, having made my tearful goodbyes, I eventually found my way back to the bus stop and picked up the next coach ride to Chichen Itza. I had to stop and just think about how touched I was by my friendship with Oro.  Saying goodbye was hard to…

My Mexican Adventure: Part 3

Gunfire in the Jungle! Olive and Blossom were two very characterful women.  They explained to me that they had been life-long friends.  They had never married and had lived together as companions since they were in their twenties.  My instincts (gaydar!) suggested that these two striking and confident women, with neatly trimmed and greying hair, were probably…

My Mexican Adventure: Part 2

A Golden Friendship. Cancun in 1996, by any stretch of imagination, was not Mexico.  Cancun, in appearance, was the United States of America.  Although the market has opened up a lot to the ‘average’ traveller, since my visit there in 1996, I am sure that Cancun is still very much the playground of the rich USA…