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 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…

My Mexican Adventure: Part 1

When Paradise Calls. It was May 1996.  I was twenty-four going on twenty-five years of age.  John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and I felt like I had my whole life ahead of me.  I had spent half of January and pretty much all of February in Australia.  That was an…