Trip to Mexico, Part One: Valladolid -
Vacation time. Vacation time! VACATION TIME MOTHER
FUCKERS!!! It's been too long.
We landed and immediately drove two hours from Cancun to Valladolid,
pretty much right in the center of the Yucatan.
After driving through some neighborhoods this is the first thing you
see when you get
into the center
of town - Cathedral of San
The place was all dressed up...for what, I'm not sure. Early
christmas decorations maybe?
Walking around the backstreets...
The wife at dinner. It was a couple of months late but this trip
was in celebration of our 5th anniversary. As if we need a reason
Conversation chairs in the town square.
I'm not lying when I say this might have been my highlight of the trip
- fresh churros. The dough came out of the metal cylinder on the
he dropped them in the oil for a couple of minutes, rolled them in some
sugar...so goddamn amazing.
We weren't the only ones into it.
The bounty. We were in town for two nights and had them both
Locals. The woman is wearing the typical dress of the area, they
are especially popular with the older ladies.
Old Bugs are the national car of Mexico it would seem, they are
This thing actually ran. The interior looked even worse. I
The church during the day.
Guard dogs. Vicious creatures.
Lots of interesting architecture and colorful buildings in town.
At some point we went to the little folk museum and this
plants and flowers and shit .
Visited Dzitnup cenote just outside of town, it was pretty
unreal. Basically, underground limestone pools of fresh water,
and they are
plentiful throughout the Yucatan.
We went for a swim. Or rather Chelsea swam, I hung out on the
edge like a scared baby.
Outside the cenote, a soccer game was happening at dusk.
And the trees were getting painted.
A few shots via instagram...
Preparing to land.
The interior of the hotel we stayed at - Casa Tia Micha. An old
grandma's house that the kids
and grandkids turned into a beautiful, well-run little five-room
Some decor details of the hotel.
In the garden of the hotel.