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What’s my best holiday photo?

This was hard. Very hard. My first thought was to take this question, set by the fabulous guys at Holiday Gems, literally. Which picture would I choose to represent me at a photography competition? Which photo is the best one…

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Girl Goes To Mexico – Part 4

Currency in Mexico is a tricky one. I spent hours trying to decide whether to take dollars or pesos. My travel agent advised pesos, friends advised dollars and reviews online advised both – I was lost. In the end I…

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Girl Goes to Mexico – Part 3

The ‘Authentic’ Mayan Village. In my previous blog post I mentioned my experience at an ‘authentic Mayan village’. Well, upon arrival at the ‘village’ we were met with an empty car park and what appeared to be a large warehouse.…

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Girl Goes to Mexcio – Part 2

The first Mayan ruins I set my eyes upon were the most magnificent. I still can not believe that I have been and seen them. Chichen Itza conjures up the image of an epic pyramid but the ruins themselves spanned a…

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Girl Goes To Mexico – Part 1

I have wanted to visit Mexico ever since I was in primary school and I found myself fascinated by the Mayan civilisation. It took me another 20 years until I finally got the chance to visit this amazing place. I…