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The hardest thing in our lives

The hardest thing in our lives

Time flies, really it does. Especially if you are having as much fun as we did. That is why after 3,5 weeks of being in Mexico. The day that I feared arrived. The day that I was going back to the Netherlands. Even though this was my 3rd time in Mexico, we thought we were used to saying goodbye to eachother at the airport. But we were so wrong. The longer you know someone, the more fun you have together….

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Aguascalientes during winter

Aguascalientes during winter

If you ever find yourself during the winter in Aguascalientes, you have to go the the city center after it is dark. The city center is very well decorated with giant christmas trees, lights and even a light show. It s well worth the visit and of course don’t forget a selfie camera. You can even ice skate! Make sure to wander a bit around and explore the city center, it beautiful churches and many fountains has a lot to…

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Gallery: Mina el Edèn

Gallery: Mina el Edèn

Here are all the pictures from the Mina El Edèn collection. The Mina El Edèn is located in Zacatecas. A very nice mine with a lot of history. All the stones, minerals and crystals in this gallery are formed over millions and millions of years. For more info about this mine in Zacatecas please visit: http://www.minaeleden.com.mx/ The museum is located near the underground train or at the end of the mines. (Close to the underground club). Click on a picture…

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Zacatecas, Mexico

Zacatecas, Mexico

During my last weekend in Mexico, Andrea and I decided to visit a city (Andrea calls it a town) just two hours north of Aguascalientes. The city of Zacatecas. Zacatecas has around 1,5 million inhabitants and is located between mountains. In the winter period it can snow here. We booked a hotel in the middle of the city center, just in front of the large cathedral. The weather was really hot as well, but after checking in we decided to…

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Top 3 destinations Mexico in 2019

Top 3 destinations Mexico in 2019

Even though the year has just started lets look at the top 3 best Holiday destinations Mexico has to offer in 2019. I will be going for a more lower budget but still awesome list. 1. Mexico City Even though not on everyone’s top tier list, Mexico City is a city you must have seen at least once in your lifetime trust me. A huge sprawling city with over 21 million inhabitants. This place has lots to offer. From a…

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Calvillo, Mexico

Calvillo, Mexico

On the last day of the year 2018, Andrea and I decided to go with two other friends to a small town called Calvillo. This town is apperantly a magical town. The main square is built in the 18th century. Calvillo is about 58km from Aguascalientes city and lays within the state of Aguascalientes. Calvillo is the largest guava producer in Mexico and famous for its superb confectionery and liqueurs made from this fruit, which you can sample at the…

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Guadalajara (Part 2)

Guadalajara (Part 2)

For our second day in Guadalajara we decided to visit the Jose Cuervo factory in Tequila, Mexico. Where they make the famous and delicous tequila we all know. This is part of a tour, which you can book here. We woke up at 7am to had a quick breakfast at the hotel, from there we took a taxi (From the city center to the Guadalajara Expo will cost around 180 Peso’s). From there on we took a very luxerious train….

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Guadalajara (Part 1)

Guadalajara (Part 1)

After spending a bit of time in Aguascalientes, we planned to go 4 nights to the city of Mariachi and Tequila, also known as Guadalajara. Guadalajara is located in the lower west of Mexico, close to Puerto Valarta. It’s an imense city for European standards with around 5 million people living here. We took the bus (Like a tour bus) from Aguascalientes and it took around 3 hours to go there. We booked a hotel in the city center. And…

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Going to Mexico for the 3rd time!

Going to Mexico for the 3rd time!

After months and months of antipication it was finally time to go to Mexico again! On Sunday 16 December I went to Amsterdam Schiphol airport. However my flight had been delayed by 2 hours already, so instead of 22:25 departure, it was moved to 00:20. Not a problem at all since I had to wait at Mexico City airport for around 9 hours anyway. We finally boarded at around 1:30am, at Aeromexico airlines flight AM26. The flight to Mexico City…

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Acapulco (part 2)

Acapulco (part 2)

After almost 1 month, I finally got the time to post the se ond part of our trip to Acapulco. So after having a day full of adrenaline, we decided to spend all day relaxing at the hotel, but at night we already had planned to go out and have a romantic dinner in front of “La Quebrada”. La Quebrada is a cliff where there are diving shows performed by local people. It’s actually very dangerous cause the cliffs are…

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Acapulco

Acapulco

Hi everyone, it’s me Andrea. This time is my turn to tell you about our amazing trip to Acapulco. When I was a child I used to go to Acapulco almost every year, so I have beautiful memories with my family there, and sharing that special place with Pascal was one of the best things I’ve ever done. We arrived to an amazing hotel called “Emporio”, luckily we went in the low season so the hotel was very quiet and…

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2nd time Mexico City

2nd time Mexico City

Because I missed Andrea, I decided to visit her again in March 2018, I would fly to Mexico City again from Dublin via Paris. However due to a snowstorm, my flight got canceled 4 times, I should have been there on a wednesday, I arrived on a monday next week.  However, words cannot describe how happy I was once I finally fell in Andrea’s arms. I missed her so much and now finally I would visit Mexico for the 2nd…

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Soumaya, Mexico City

Soumaya, Mexico City

Time to get back to Mexico City, in a few days it is time to say eachother goodbye, so we decided to visit the Soumaya (Owned by Carlos Slim). We also walked around and admired the amazing views. The Soumaya is a museum from the rich Mexican Carlos Slim, he put his own private collection inside the museum. The entrance is free. The building itself is really cool, inside there is plenty to see too. There is also a shopping…

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Aguascalientes, Mexico

Aguascalientes, Mexico

After Andrea and I visited Guanajuato, we went to the home town of Andrea, Aguascalientes! Located around 6 hours driving from the north of Mexico city, lies a city with around 1 million people living there. Aguascalientes. The city center has a very colonial style and this is also what the city is known for. Furthermore there is also a museum of the dead. We visited this museum, and it’s very interesting. It is generally a very large collection of…

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Guanajuato, Mexico

Guanajuato, Mexico

After visiting the great Mexico City, we went by bus to Guanajuato, around a 5 hour drive to the north from Mexico City. Guanajuato is a colorful city filled with narrow streets, they even a an alley of love! Sadly I got sick, probably Montezuma’s revenge, however I tried to explore as much as possible with Andrea, after resting (and vomiting a lot), we took it easy and explored what we were able too. Hidden away there is a small…

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