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Chapter 13: Zipolite and Mazunte, The Oaxacan coast.

Chapter 13: Zipolite and Mazunte, The Oaxacan coast.

After retrieving my underwater camera from my friend’s car in Tulum, I was on the move again, and I was scared. As I made my way to Cancun airport, towards the unknown state of Oaxaca, I wondered if I was
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 9: Love drunk in Gitano

Chapter 9: Love drunk in Gitano

The club was the nicest I’d ever seen: fancy filament light bulbs and chandeliers hung from the tropical trees of the jungle, and the DJ played psychedelic house tunes from a wooden shack to a young crowd of dreamers from
Chapter 6b: Infidelity at home

Chapter 6b: Infidelity at home

Why me? We think as we lie on our beds in tears. I’m nice, I’m relatively good looking, I’m ambitious, and more to the point I did everything for him. How could he do this to me? What’s wrong with
Chapter 6a: Infidelity in paradise

Chapter 6a: Infidelity in paradise

The night before I arrived in Tulum, a girl I met had enjoyed a night of passion with a rather cute Mexican guy. When I arrived the next day and met her, she excitedly told me all about it: the
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