Solo Travel

Chapter 11: A bad day

Chapter 11: A bad day

As I left the port of Playa del Carmen for Cozumel, the waves parted around the boat turning the water into what looked like the foam on top of a very British pint of lager. After spending time in hippy-chic
Chapter 10: Losing track of time in Tulum

Chapter 10: Losing track of time in Tulum

I had only been in Tulum for eight days, but as I was leaving I wondered if I was making a terrible mistake and if I should stay for longer. In such a short amount of time I had made
Chapter 5: Bacalar and the Seven Shades of Blue

Chapter 5: Bacalar and the Seven Shades of Blue

“I am not the same having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.” Mary Anne Radmacher Bacalar is an area in the very south of Quintana Roo just a couple of hours drive south of Tulum
Chapter 4: Making Friends

Chapter 4: Making Friends

“A man's vanity is more fragile that you might think. It's easy for us to mistake shyness for coldness, and silence for indifference.” Lisa Kleypas Shyness is not a personality trait anyone would expect me to possess, even my own
Chapter 3: Holbox Island

Chapter 3: Holbox Island

“Wherever you go, becomes a part of you somehow.” Anita Desai HOLBOX ISLAND I try not to visit the same place twice if I can avoid it, because there’s so much of the world to see and I intend to
Chapter 2: Fear and Judgement

Chapter 2: Fear and Judgement

As I made the ten hour plane journey to Cancun, a thousand questions flooded my mind: Will I get lonely? Will I make friends? Will I be safe? What if I’m robbed? What if I get into trouble? My mind
Chapter 1: Going Travelling

Chapter 1: Going Travelling

“Holy fuck!”, I thought as I walked through airport security, away from a waving Charlotte as I fought back tears. It seemed ironic that in walking into airport security, I was leaving behind my own. “What the fu*king fu*k am