Visiting Teotihuacan, City of the Pyramids

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Only 50 km outside of Mexico City is Teotihuacan, a gem of history. Though nobody knows who built the pyramids that are there, they are definitely worth visiting. It’s a great day trip from the city and you can either jump on a bus, take a cab or your hotel might even offer a shuttle. Here are a few quick tips for once you’re there – before I start telling you our story! When going down the pyramid, don’t go down straight. Walk in diagonal! If you didn’t know this Mexican trick already, it’s going to save you hours! It …

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Mexico City and the Museum of Anthropology

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After spending a few days in Puebla visiting the city and Cholula, it was time for us to hit Mexico City. We had been living in the jungle for three months already, so being in a big city where we could go shopping again was awesome! I have to admit, I was a bit scared of Mexico City before going there. For some reason, I expected it to look like San José (the capital of Costa Rica), but bigger. I was so wrong. San José was loud, crowded and really didn’t look that great. The neighborhood that we stayed in …

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Flying to Mexico City

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After a long day of rafting and a very loud night (because of the cars in front of the hotel AND Chris snoring), it was time to jump on a plane. We arrived at the airport early and had some time to kill, so we did what we usually do when we don’t have any Wi-Fi: we played card games! (I have a deck in my backpack for when we’re bored…) But that’s not my point. We were flying from SJO (San Juan International Airport) to MEX (Mexico City International Airport) with Interjet. It was my first time flying with …

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