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Why I’m sick of people telling me I’m lucky

Why I’m sick of people telling me I’m lucky

September was a cheap month. We actually spent less than $3,000 for the whole month of travel, if you exclude the flights between Cuba and Cancun. Not a bad effort. We managed to spend so little in the tourist hotspot of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico because we were pretty much working the entire time. [...]

Murder on the salsa dancefloor

Murder on the salsa dancefloor

It’s after 10 on Wednesday night and the place is almost deserted. It’s just me, a French fellow I’ve just met named Christophe and a huddled table of Ecuadorians downing tequila shots. Welcome to La Mesa, Cuenca’s hottest salsa club – and unfortunately we’re a little early. Time to learn salsa The music is right [...]

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